isentrope

noun
is·​en·​trope | \ ˈīsᵊn‧ˌtrōp, ˈīzᵊn‧- \
variants: or less commonly isentropic \ ¦⸗⸗‧¦träpik \
plural -s

Definition of isentrope

: an isentropic line or surface (as on a meteorological chart or engineering diagram)

History and Etymology for isentrope

isentrope International Scientific Vocabulary probably back-formation from isentropic, adjective; isentropic, noun from isentropic, adjective

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“Isentrope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isentrope. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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