nonadiabatic

adjective non·adi·a·bat·ic \ ˌnän-ˌa-dē-ə-ˈba-tik , -ˌā-ˌdī-ə- \

Definition of nonadiabatic

: not occurring without loss or gain of heat : not adiabatic
  • a nonadiabatic system

First Known Use of nonadiabatic

1882

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