Isothermal vs Diathermal - What's the difference?

isothermal | diathermal |


As adjectives the difference between isothermal and diathermal

is that isothermal is of or pertaining to a process that takes place at constant temperature while diathermal is freely permeable by radiant heat.

As a noun isothermal

is (geography) an isotherm.

isothermal

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Of or pertaining to a process that takes place at constant temperature
  • Of or pertaining to an isotherm
  • Derived terms

    (derived terms) * isothermal annealing * isothermal atmosphere * isothermal calorimiter * isothermal chart * isothermal compression * isothermal equilibrium * isothermal expansion * isothermal flow * isothermal layer * isothermal magnetization * isothermal parameterization * isothermal remanent magnetization * isothermal titration calorimiter * isothermal transformation * isothermal treatment

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (geography) An isotherm
  • Anagrams

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    diathermal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Freely permeable by radiant heat.
  • Synonyms

    * diathermic * diathermous