In an isothermal manner; at constant temperature

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  • isothermal — adjective Etymology: French isotherme, from is + therme (from Greek thermos hot) more at therm Date: 1826 1. of, relating to, or marked by equality of temperature 2. of, relating to, or marked by changes of volume or pressure under conditions of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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