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1. Of, relating to, or indicating equal or constant temperatures.
2. Of or designating changes of pressure and volume at constant temperature.
3. Of or relating to an isotherm.
An isotherm.


1. (General Physics) (of a process or change) taking place at constant temperature
2. (Physical Geography) of or relating to an isotherm
(Physical Geography) another word for isotherm
ˌisoˈthermally adv


(ˌaɪ səˈθɜr məl)

also i`so•ther′mic,

1. occurring at constant temperature.
2. pertaining to an isotherm.
[1820–30; < French isotherme isotherm]
i`so•ther′mal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.isothermal - of a process or change taking place at constant temperature
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"


[ˌaɪsəʊˈθɜːməl] ADJisotérmico
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