isothermal

adjective
iso·​ther·​mal | \ˌī-sə-ˈthər-məl \

Definition of isothermal 

1 : of, relating to, or marked by equality of temperature

2 : of, relating to, or marked by changes of volume or pressure under conditions of constant temperature

Other Words from isothermal

isothermally \ ˌī-​sə-​ˈthər-​mə-​lē \ adverb

First Known Use of isothermal

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for isothermal

French isotherme, from is- + -therme (from Greek thermos hot) — more at therm

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isothermal

adjective
iso·​ther·​mal | \ˌī-sə-ˈthər-məl \

Medical Definition of isothermal 

1 : of, relating to, or marked by equality of temperature

2 : of, relating to, or marked by changes of volume or pressure under conditions of constant temperature

Other Words from isothermal

isothermally \ -​mə-​lē \ adverb

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