Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Indicating equal weight or pressure, especially the pressure of the atmosphere: in the latter use equivalent to isobarometric.
  • In mathematics, having all terms of equal weight.
  • noun In thermodynamics, a line or surface of equal pressures; an isobar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Phys. Geog.) Denoting equal pressure

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  • adjective having the same pressures, masses, or densities
  • adjective physics (of a thermodynamic process) having a constant pressure throughout

Etymologies

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isobar +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The Weather Bureau at Washington relies greatly on these isobars for statements concerning local and distant weather forecasts, any shift in isobaric lines showing change in atmospheric pressure.

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  • This in a measure accounted for the slight thickness of ice and snow, for the isobaric lines would slope, and consequently what wind there was would flow towards the interior of the archipelago, whose surface was colder than the surrounding ocean.

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  • This in a measure accounted for the slight thickness of ice and snow, for the isobaric lines would slope, and consequently what wind there was would flow towards the interior of the archipelago, whose surface was colder than the surrounding ocean.

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  • Specifically, he will head the development of the company's industry-leading Pressure Exchanger ™ (PX ™) isobaric energy recovery devices, advanced liquid turbo solutions, cutting-edge ceramics applications and all other energy-transfer technologies.

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  • Specifically, he will head the development of the company's industry-leading Pressure Exchanger ™ (PX ™) isobaric energy recovery devices, advanced liquid turbo solutions, cutting-edge ceramics applications and all other energy-transfer technologies.

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  • ROCKFORD, Ill. (June 25, 2010) - Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced the expansion of its isobaric tandem mass tags product line with the new Thermo Scientific Cysteine-Reactive Tandem Mass Tag (cysTMT) Reagents.

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  • PolarView is a fully-featured GRIB weather viewer supporting wind, isobaric pressure, wave contours, temperature.

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  • Proteome Sciences and Thermo Fisher Scientific have already been working together following the licensing of Proteome Sciences' isobaric mass tagging reagents.

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  • The PX energy recovery device uses the principle of positive displacement and isobaric chambers to achieve extremely efficient transfer of energy from a high pressure waste stream, such as the brine stream from a reverse osmosis desalination unit, to a low-pressure incoming feed stream.

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  • The PX energy recovery device uses the principle of positive displacement and isobaric chambers to achieve extremely efficient transfer of energy from a high pressure waste stream, such as the brine stream from a reverse osmosis desalination unit, to a low-pressure incoming feed stream.

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