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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Occurring without loss or gain of heat.

Usage examples (36)
  • adiabatic expansion
  • Adjective : an adiabatic process
  • "… there need be no entropy generated in adiabatic processes – which occur frequently in living systems …".
  • Air must be compressed, then cooled, and then allow to expand, this is called adiabatic cooling. for more
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