[ahy-suhn-trop-ik, -troh-pik, ahy-zuhn-]
adjective Thermodynamics.
having a constant entropy.
of or pertaining to an isentrope.

1870–75; is- + entropic Unabridged
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isentropic (ˌaɪsɛnˈtrɒpɪk)
having or taking place at constant entropy

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Example sentences
The low efficiency of compressing and expanding air is due to using isentropic compression and expansion.
Another area to examine for potential forcing is isentropic ascent.
Also known as isentropic omega, this field represents lift on isentropic surfaces.
The colors denote the sulfate mixing ratio on the isentropic surface.
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