adiabatic recovery temperature
adiabatic recovery temperature[¦ad·ē·ə¦bad·ik ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚tem·prə·chər]
The temperature reached by a moving fluid when brought to rest through an adiabatic process. Also known as recovery temperature; stagnation temperature.
The final and initial temperature in an adiabatic, Carnot cycle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.