of a process or change taking place at constant temperature (Freq. 1)
Similar to: ↑equal
Derivationally related forms: ↑isotherm

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  • Isothermal — I so*ther mal, a. [Cf. F. isotherme.] (a) Relating to equality of temperature, or an isotherm. (b) (Phys. Geog.) Having reference to the geographical distribution of temperature, as exhibited by means of isotherms; as, an isothermal line; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isothermal — [ī΄sə thʉr′məl] adj. [Fr isotherme (see ISOTHERM) + AL] 1. of or indicating equality or constancy of temperature 2. of or indicating changes of volume or pressure at constant temperature [an isothermal line] 3. of an isotherm or isotherms n …   English World dictionary

  • isothermal — 1826 (adj.); 1852 (n.), from Fr. isotherme (see ISOTHERM (Cf. isotherm)) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • isothermal — The layers or regions of equal temperature in relation to a specified time frame. An isothermal layer is one where the lapse rate is zero. Temperature/height diagram for inversion and isothermal layer …   Aviation dictionary

  • isothermal — izoterminiai organizmai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Pastovios kūno temperatūros organizmai (gyvūnai). atitikmenys: angl. isothermal; isothermy vok. isothermal; isothermisch rus. изотермальный …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • isothermal — isothermally, adv. /uy seuh therr meuhl/, adj. 1. occurring at constant temperature. 2. pertaining to an isotherm. n. 3. Meteorol. an isotherm. Also, isothermic. [1820 30; < F isotherme isothermal ( < Gk iso ISO + thérme heat) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • isothermal — izoterma statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. isotherm; isothermal; line of constant temperature vok. Isotherme, f; Wärmegleiche, f rus. изотерма, f; изотермическая линия, f; линия равных температур, f pranc. courbe d’égale température, f; …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • isothermal — isotherm ► NOUN ▪ a line on a map or diagram connecting points having the same temperature. DERIVATIVES isothermal adjective & noun. ORIGIN from Greek isos equal + therm heat …   English terms dictionary

  • isothermal — adjective Etymology: French isotherme, from is + therme (from Greek thermos hot) more at therm Date: 1826 1. of, relating to, or marked by equality of temperature 2. of, relating to, or marked by changes of volume or pressure under conditions of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isothermal — 1. adjective a) Of or pertaining to a process that takes place at constant temperature b) Of or pertaining to an isotherm 2. noun An isotherm …   Wiktionary

  • isothermal — Having the same temperature. [iso + G. therme, heat] * * * iso·ther·mal .ī sə thər məl adj 1) of, relating to, or marked by equality of temperature 2) of, relating to, or marked by changes of volume or pressure under conditions of constant… …   Medical dictionary

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