Definition of Isentropic

1. Adjective. With unchanging entropy; at constant entropy.

Partainyms: Entropy

Definition of Isentropic

1. a. Having equal entropy.

Definition of Isentropic

1. Adjective. (physics of a thermodynamic process) having a constant entropy ¹

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Medical Definition of Isentropic

1. Having equal entropy. Isentropic lines, lines which pass through points having equal entropy. Origin: Is- + entropy + -ic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isentropic

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Literary usage of Isentropic

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1. The Mechanical Theory of Heat by Rudolf Clausius (1879)
"We will therefore give to this kind of variation the designation isentropic, already applied to the curves of pressure which correspond to it : and will ..."

2. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1898)
"Isothermic and isentropic expansion. — Two reversible processes, which will be of particular importance when we come to the discussion of the second law of ..."

3. A Text-book of Physics: Heat by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1906)
"... at Constant Pressure and Constant Volume—Their Ratio y equal to the Ratio of the isentropic and Isothermal Elasticities—Experimental Determinations of 7 ..."

4. Steam Turbines: With an Appendix on Gas Turbines and the Future of Heat Engines by Aurel Stodola (1906)
"isentropic LINES. An investigation into the laws of the experimentally found phenomena is made easier by a discussion of the so-called isentropic lines as ..."

5. An Introduction to General Thermodynamics: An Elementary Treatise on the by Henry Augustus Perkins (1912)
"isentropic Lines.—During any adiabatic transformation, no heat enters or leaves the body, and, unless heat be supplied from within, dQ = o, or dQ/T = o, ..."

6. Compend of Mechanical Refrigeration: A Comprehensive Digest of Applied by John Ewald Siebel (1904)
"pv „ Cp—cT = -Sp- = H isentropic CHANGES. Adiabatic changes which are at the same time reversible are also called isentropic changes, because such changes ..."

7. Compend of Mechanical Refrigeration: A Comprehensive Digest of Applied by John Ewald Siebel (1899)
"isentropic CHANGES, Adiabatic changes which are at the same time reversible are also called isentropic changes, because such changes do not alter the ..."

8. The Mechanical Theory of Heat by Rudolf Clausius (1879)
"We will therefore give to this kind of variation the designation isentropic, already applied to the curves of pressure which correspond to it : and will ..."

9. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1898)
"Isothermic and isentropic expansion. — Two reversible processes, which will be of particular importance when we come to the discussion of the second law of ..."

10. A Text-book of Physics: Heat by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1906)
"... at Constant Pressure and Constant Volume—Their Ratio y equal to the Ratio of the isentropic and Isothermal Elasticities—Experimental Determinations of 7 ..."

11. Steam Turbines: With an Appendix on Gas Turbines and the Future of Heat Engines by Aurel Stodola (1906)
"isentropic LINES. An investigation into the laws of the experimentally found phenomena is made easier by a discussion of the so-called isentropic lines as ..."

12. An Introduction to General Thermodynamics: An Elementary Treatise on the by Henry Augustus Perkins (1912)
"isentropic Lines.—During any adiabatic transformation, no heat enters or leaves the body, and, unless heat be supplied from within, dQ = o, or dQ/T = o, ..."

13. Compend of Mechanical Refrigeration: A Comprehensive Digest of Applied by John Ewald Siebel (1904)
"pv „ Cp—cT = -Sp- = H isentropic CHANGES. Adiabatic changes which are at the same time reversible are also called isentropic changes, because such changes ..."

14. Compend of Mechanical Refrigeration: A Comprehensive Digest of Applied by John Ewald Siebel (1899)
"isentropic CHANGES, Adiabatic changes which are at the same time reversible are also called isentropic changes, because such changes do not alter the ..."