: of or relating to processes whereby the temperature of a rising sample of saturated air as it undergoes volume or pressure variations changes without loss or gain of heat except that due to condensation of water vapor and all condensed material drops out as soon as formed
used of the cooling of rising air in which precipitation occurs

Word History


pseud- + adiabatic

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“Pseudoadiabatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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