Diabatic vs Isothermal - What's the difference?

diabatic | isothermal |


As adjectives the difference between diabatic and isothermal

is that diabatic is (physics|thermodynamics|of a process) that involves the gain or loss of heat (and thus a change in entropy) 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?

diabatic

English

(Adiabatic process)

Adjective

(-)
  • (physics, thermodynamics, of a process) That involves the gain or loss of heat (and thus a change in entropy).
  • Antonyms

    * adiabatic

    See also

    * diabetic

    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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