nonadiabatic

adjective

non·​adi·​a·​bat·​ic ˌnän-ˌa-dē-ə-ˈba-tik How to pronounce nonadiabatic (audio)
-ˌā-ˌdī-ə-
: not occurring without loss or gain of heat : not adiabatic
a nonadiabatic system

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonadiabatic was in 1882

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“Nonadiabatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonadiabatic. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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