Athermal vs Isothermal - What's the difference?

athermal | isothermal |


As adjectives the difference between athermal and isothermal

is that athermal is (physics) describing any process that does not involve either heat or a change in temperature while isothermal is of or pertaining to a process that takes place at constant temperature.

As a noun isothermal is

(geography) an isotherm.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

athermal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (physics) Describing any process that does not involve either heat or a change in temperature
  • 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
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