Definition of superadiabatic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəreɪdɪəˈbatɪk/
Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəreɪdɪəˈbadɪəˈbatɪk/


chiefly Meteorology
Relating to or denoting a temperature gradient which is steeper than that occurring in adiabatic conditions.
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.

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