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  • noun uncountable, physics, chemistry The condition of being adiabatic.
  • noun countable, physics, chemistry A measure of the extent to which a process is adiabatic.


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  • We discuss the role of the instability in specific coupled CDM and Mass Varying Neutrino (MaVaN) models of dark energy, and clarify for these theories the regimes in which the instability can be evaded due to non-adiabaticity or weak coupling.

    A Paper Crunch

  • Dave liked to show us how widely disparate effects in quantum and classical physics could be understood with the same basic and rather small set of ideas such as resonance, adiabaticity, stationary points, dressed states, entropy and so on.

    Eric A. Cornell - Autobiography


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