isobaric

adjective

iso·​bar·​ic ˌī-sə-ˈbär-ik How to pronounce isobaric (audio) -ˈber- How to pronounce isobaric (audio)
-ˈba-rik
1
: of or relating to an isobar
2
: characterized by constant or equal pressure
an isobaric process

Examples of isobaric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some containers, called isobaric gas-tight samplers, remove and store fluid samples at the pressures found on the ocean floor. Ashley Balzer Vigil, Ars Technica, 28 Dec. 2023

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First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of isobaric was in 1878

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“Isobaric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isobaric. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

isobaric

adjective
iso·​bar·​ic ˌī-sə-ˈbär-ik How to pronounce isobaric (audio) -ˈbar- How to pronounce isobaric (audio)
1
: of or relating to an isobar
2
: having the same specific gravity as cerebrospinal fluid
isobaric anesthesia for spinal injection
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