adverb see adiabatic

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  • Adiabatically — Adiabatic Ad i*a*bat ic, a. [Gr. ? not passable; a priv. + ? through + ? to go.] (Physics) Not giving out or receiving heat. {Ad i*a*bat ic*al*ly}, adv. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Note: The adiabatic expansion of carbon dioxide from a compressed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adiabatically — See adiabatic. * * * …   Universalium

  • adiabatically — adverb in an adiabatic way …   Wiktionary

  • adiabatically — adv. in a manner not involving heat loss (Physics, Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adiabatically — ad·i·a·bat·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • adiabatically — adverb see adiabatic …   Useful english dictionary

  • adiabatic — adiabatically, adv. /ad ee euh bat ik, ay duy euh /, adj. occurring without gain or loss of heat (opposed to diabatic): an adiabatic process. [1875 80; < Gk adiábat(os) incapable of being crossed (a A 6 + dia DIA + ba (s. of baínein to cross) +… …   Universalium

  • Wet-bulb temperature — The wet bulb temperature is a type of temperature measurement that reflects the physical properties of a system with a mixture of a gas and a vapor, usually air and water vapor. Wet bulb temperature can have several technical meanings:… …   Wikipedia

  • level of free convection — The level at which a parcel of air lifted dry adiabatically becomes saturated. It would then rise moist adiabatically and being warmer than the surrounding atmosphere would continue to rise in a conditionally unstable atmosphere. The dry… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Lifted condensation level — The lifted condensation level or lifting condensation level (LCL), represents the height at which an air parcel being lifted dry adiabatically will become saturated because of adiabatic cooling (caused by expansion) and condense into cloud. It… …   Wikipedia

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