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isentropic

[ahy-suh n-trop-ik, -troh-pik, ahy-zuh n-] /ˌaɪ sənˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌaɪ zən-/
adjective, Thermodynamics
1.
having a constant entropy.
2.
of or pertaining to an isentrope.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; is- + entropic
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Examples for isentropic
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for isentropic

isentropic

/ˌaɪsɛnˈtrɒpɪk/
adjective
1.
having or taking place at constant entropy
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