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From Ancient Greek ἀδιάβατος ‘impassable’, from ‘not’ + διά ‘through’ + βατός ‘passable’, from βαίνειν ‘to go’.

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Adiabatic (not comparable)

Positive
Adiabatic

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Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (physics) (of a thermodynamic process) Occurring without gain or loss of heat.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 737:
      Talk of dynamic compression and adiabatic gradients didn't carry as much weight as the certainty of its conscious intent.

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ar:adiabatic fr:adiabatic io:adiabatic hu:adiabatic pl:adiabatic ru:adiabatic sv:adiabatic ta:adiabatic vi:adiabatic zh:adiabatic

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