adiabat

noun adi·a·bat \ ˈa-dē-ə-ˌbat \
variants: or less commonly adiabatic play \ˌa-dē-ə-ˈba-tik, ˌā-ˌdī-ə-\

Definition of adiabat

plural -s
:a curve or line plotted using coordinates selected to represent the pressure and volume or the temperature and entropy of matter during an adiabatic process

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Origin and Etymology of adiabat

adiabat, back-formation from adiabatic, adjective; adiabatic, from adiabatic, adjective


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