a line on a thermodynamic chart relating the pressure and temperature of a substance undergoing an adiabatic change.
- Adiabatic chart
a graph for the analysis of adiabatic processes.
occurring without gain or loss of heat (opposed to ): an adiabatic process. adjective (of a thermodynamic process) taking place without loss or gain of heat noun a curve or surface on a graph representing the changes in two or more characteristics (such as pressure and volume) of a system undergoing an adiabatic process adj. […]
(of a medium) not capable of transmitting actinic rays. adjective (physics) denoting a substance that does not transmit radiation affecting photochemically sensitive materials, such as a safelight in a photographic darkroom
the inability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension.