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### Definition of Adiabatically

**1.** [adv]

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Adiabatically

### Literary usage of Adiabatically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Principles of Thermodynamics: With Special Applications to Hot-air, Gas* by Robert Röntgen (1880)

"We have seen in Part I., that the work of one kilogram of air, when expanding
**adiabatically**, is *_-! * where k = 1.41, and the equation of the curve is pvk ..."**2.** *A Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers: Based on the* by Daniel Kinnear Clark (1884)

"Suppose that the gas, having the initial pressure P, volume V, and temperature
T, is compressed **adiabatically**, and attains the pressure P', volume V, ..."**3.** *Encyclopedia of Engineering: A Treatise on Boilers, Steam Engines, the* by International School of Engineering (1906)

"... would be developed if an equal volume of steam were allowed to **adiabatically**
expand behind the piston of a reciprocating engine, a condition, however, ..."**4.** *Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers: Based on the* by Daniel Kinnear Clark (1889)

"Suppose that the gas, having the initial pressure P, volume V, and temperature
T, is compressed **adiabatically**, and attains ..."**5.** *Elements of Heat-power Engineering* by Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld, William Nichols Barnard (1915)

"(a) Find Cc and TV (b) If this gas is expanded **adiabatically** to a ... One-quarter
of a pound of air is compressed **adiabatically** from 13 Ibs. per sq. in. and ..."**6.** *Tables and Diagrams of the Thermal Properties of Saturated and Superheated Steam* by Lionel Simeon Marks, Harvey Nathaniel Davis (1909)

"... of the points representing the condition of steam which is expanding **adiabatically**·
Two of the three quantities, pressure, specific volume, and quality, ..."