adiabatic adiabatic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) occurring without loss or gain of heat

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  • Why Do Clouds Form Over Mountains?

    “Why is there a cloud around the top of Mt. McLoughlin when there are no other clouds in the sky?” Rylan Morgan Logos Charter School Mountains cause what’s called Orographic Lifting, which means air is forced to rise due to the mountain. When air rises it cools at the adiabatic lapse rate and when a … Continue reading »
    on September 12, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

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amalgamation amalgamation
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