Definition of superadiabatic in English:


Syllabification: su·per·ad·i·a·bat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərˌādīəˈbatik, -ˌadēə-


chiefly Meteorology
Relating to or denoting a temperature gradient which is steeper than that occurring in adiabatic conditions.
More example sentences
  • The theory of the superadiabatic compression BP was developed and the experimental installation was created.
  • Therefore, combustion in the superadiabatic regime significantly extends conventional flammability limits well into the ultra-lean zone.
  • Thus, this error may not necessarily be as evident in the temperature measurements, explaining why superadiabatic temperature gradients are not always measured for all instances of dry layers.

Definition of superadiabatic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rebuff
Pronunciation: rɪˈbʌf
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…