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 (ăd′ē-ə-băt′ĭk, ā′dī-ə-)
Of, relating to, or being a reversible thermodynamic process that occurs without gain or loss of heat and without a change in entropy.

[From Greek adiabatos, impassable : a-, not; see a-1 + diabatos, passable (dia-, dia- + batos, passable, from bainein, to go; see gwā- in Indo-European roots).]

ad′i·a·bat′i·cal·ly adv.


in an adiabetic manner
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At that point the tank was vented adiabatically back to the 500 bar rated pressure, resulting in a 10% hydrogen loss.
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Therefore, within each discrete time step of the computation, the state of the gas in the control volumes is calculated in the following manner: first, the gas is assumed to change its state adiabatically (n = [kappa] = 1.
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It requires two reforming stages that are both operated adiabatically so that the system can be kept simple and compact.
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In the mountains the precipitations are primarily of an orographic nature, as the moist winds are forced up the mountainsides, cooling adiabatically as they rise until they reach condensation temperature.