isothermal

or i·so·ther·mic

[ ahy-suh-thur-muh l ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈθɜr məl /

adjective

occurring at constant temperature.
pertaining to an isotherm.

noun

Meteorology. an isotherm.

Origin of isothermal

1820–30; < French isotherme isothermal (< Greek iso- iso- + thérmē heat) + -al1

Related forms

i·so·ther·mal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for isothermal

isothermal

/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈθɜːməl) /

adjective

(of a process or change) taking place at constant temperature
of or relating to an isotherm

noun

another word for isotherm

Derived Forms

isothermally, adverb
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Medicine definitions for isothermal

isothermal

[ ī′sə-thûrməl ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or indicating equal or constant temperatures.
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Science definitions for isothermal

isothermal

[ ī′sə-thûrməl ]

Relating to or indicating equal or constant temperatures.
Relating to a process, usually changes of pressure and volume, occurring at a constant temperature and following Boyle's Law.
Relating to an isotherm.
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