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isothermal

[ahy-suh-thur-muh l] /ˌaɪ səˈθɜr məl/
adjective
1.
occurring at constant temperature.
2.
pertaining to an isotherm.
noun
3.
Meteorology. an isotherm.
Also, isothermic.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < French isotherme isothermal (< Greek iso- iso- + thérmē heat) + -al1
Related forms
isothermally, adverb
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Examples for isothermal
  • Of course, controlled cooling and isothermal experiments are also possible.
British Dictionary definitions for isothermal

isothermal

/ˌaɪsəʊˈθɜːməl/
adjective
1.
(of a process or change) taking place at constant temperature
2.
of or relating to an isotherm
noun
3.
another word for isotherm
Derived Forms
isothermally, adverb
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isothermal in Medicine

isothermal i·so·ther·mal (ī'sə-thûr'məl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or indicating equal or constant temperatures.

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isothermal in Science
isothermal
  (ī'sə-thûr'məl)   
  1. Relating to or indicating equal or constant temperatures.

  2. Relating to a process, usually changes of pressure and volume, occurring at a constant temperature and following Boyle's Law.

  3. Relating to an isotherm.


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