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isentropic

Syllabification: is·en·trop·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌīsənˈträpik, -ˈtrōpik
 
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Definition of isentropic in English:

adjective

Physics
Having equal entropy.
Example sentences
  • Because there is no heat flow, the entropy remains unchanged according to the second law of thermodynamics, so the adiabatic process is also isentropic.
  • Based on an assumption of one-dimensional isentropic flows, the shock pressure and the shack Mach number in the low-pressure chamber were Ps = 1.2 MPa and MS = 3.1 for PZ = 2.8 MPa.

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