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is·en·tro·pic

 (ī′sən-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Without change in entropy; at constant entropy.


is′en·tro′pi·cal·ly adv.
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isentropically

(ˌaɪsɛnˈtrɒpɪkəlɪ)
adv
in an isentropic manner
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