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ther·mo·dy·nam·ic

 (thûr′mō-dī-năm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Characteristic of or resulting from the conversion of heat into other forms of energy.
2. Of or relating to thermodynamics.

ther′mo·dy·nam′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.thermodynamically - with respect to thermodynamics; "this phenomenon is thermodynamically impossible"
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All processes - be they chemical, mechanical or electrical - are thermodynamically irreversible, and are less efficient.
Solidum likewise backed the conduct of honest-to-goodness stress tests for the quench-tempered and thermodynamically tested steel bars that are widely used in the country today, even for high-rise construction.
It was reported that the quasicrystalline phase formed in the conventionally solidified [Al.sub.65][Cu.sub.20][Fe.sub.15] alloy is thermodynamically stable and does not undergo transformation phase to the melting point (primary crystalline phase peritonetic reaction) at 1135 K [4].
Be it breaking chemical bonds that nature doesn't really want you to break, or producing molecular architectures that are thermodynamically forbidden.
The topics include partial differential equation analysis of a class of thermodynamically compatible viscoelastic rate-type fluids with stress diffusion, some properties of weak solutions to elliptic equations with divergence-free drifts, time-periodic solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations in the three-dimensional whole-space with a non-zero drift term: asymptotic profile at spatial infinity, Brezis-Gallouet-Wainger type inequality and its application to the Navier-Stokes equations, and steady solutions to a model of chemically-reacting heat-conducting compressible mixture with slip boundary conditions.
The structure of the fibre inter-converts from alpha-cellulose to a thermodynamically more favourable beta-cellulose polymorph.
The emulsions are thermodynamically stable and do not separate over time.
The thermodynamically calculated standard potential equals [E.sup.0] = 0.94 V [11].
Kahya and Pourhassan [23] analyzed extended CG model cosmologically as well as thermodynamically and found stable results without any phase transition against density perturbations.
However, the HAT mechanism is endergonic towards all other radicals (except for the *O[O.sup.-] scavenging activity of the analyzed molecules (J1-18) that is less thermodynamically preferred).
It is less reactive as it is a highly oxidized and thermodynamically stable compound, so high amount of energy along with highly active metal catalyst is needed to make it react.
The coexistence of [alpha]-form crystals (i.e., (200) and (002, 220) reflections at 2[theta] = 20.3[degrees] and 23.3[degrees], respectively) and [gamma]-form crystals (i.e., (001, 200) reflection at 2[theta] = 21.3[degrees]) of PA6 are consistent with previously reports [22, 25, 26], Generally, the [alpha] crystalline phase is thermodynamically stable for PA6 and consists of sheets of hydrogen-bonded chains formed between antiparallel chains, while the [gamma] crystalline phase is meta-stable and consists of random hydrogen bonding between parallel chains [25-27].