Carnot cycle

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Carnot cycle

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(General Engineering) an idealized reversible heat-engine cycle giving maximum efficiency and consisting of an isothermal expansion, an adiabatic expansion, an isothermal compression, and an adiabatic compression back to the initial state
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Noun1.Carnot cycle - a cycle (of expansion and compression) of an idealized reversible heat engine that does work without loss of heat
oscillation, cycle - a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"
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Quebec, Canada-based Carnot Refrigeration a manufacturer of environmentally friendly refrigeration system, has recently joined EPA s GreenChill Partnership, a program where EPA works with food retailers to decrease refrigerant emissions and cut those emissions effect on the ozone layer and climate change.
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