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Related to adiabatic: Adiabatic compression, Adiabatic cooling, Adiabatic expansion, Adiabatic lapse rate, Adiabatic heating

adiabatic

[¦ad·ē·ə¦bad·ik]
(thermodynamics)
Referring to any change in which there is no gain or loss of heat.

adiabatic

Occurring without the gain or loss of heat.

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Examples of adiabatic heating and cooling when a piston moves up and down in a cylinder.
Thermally insulated or self-contained (i.e., without heat entering or leaving the body).
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A rise in ambient temperatures activates a part of the system called an adiabatic chamber.
All evaporation and water consumed in the adiabatic process are external to the process loop, so process-fluid contamination and unwanted buildup in mold-cooling channels are eliminated.
The problem can be attributed to the inner surface of the second cavity and in the fact that both cavities must be surrounded by an adiabatic wall to prevent the emission of photons into the surrounding empty universe.
Figures 6-8, and 12 show the results for the adiabatic manifold wall case with large heat loss to the environment from the die body surfaces.
While flowing through the narrow adiabatic capillary tube, the pressure of refrigerant falls in the direction of flow due to friction.
Adiabatic coolers rely on mechanical cooling which is supported by 'free cooling' for the majority of the year (97 percent), this means the adiabatic spray system is potentially only utilised for three percent of the year.
With the use of pre-programmed proprietary logic and sophisticated controls, the On-Demand Adiabatic Pre-Cooler uses wa-ter only on the hottest days to maintain condensing temperatures that typical air-cooled technology cannot achieve, officials for the Jessup, Md.
Both the true wet-bulb temperature and the measured wet-bulb temperature are closely related to the adiabatic saturation temperature.
It has the lowest energy use of any system, including adiabatic assisted air cooled systems, and also uses significantly less water than traditional systems.
Trane, the HVAC subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand, has announced the introduction of its Adiabatic Cooling system that improves the reliability and efficiency of its air-cooled systems operating in adverse conditions.
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It involves using spin splitting in monolayer graphene generated by ferromagnetic proximity effect and adiabatic (a process that is slow compared to the speed of the electrons in the device) quantum pumping.