Definition of diabatic in English:

diabatic

adjective

Physics
  • Designating a process in which heat enters or leaves the system concerned; of or relating to such a process. Contrasted with adiabatic.

Origin

Late 19th century. From -diabatic, i.e. forming a positive counterpart by removal of the negative prefix a-.

Pronunciation

diabatic

/ˌdʌɪəˈbatɪk/