Meaning of ENTROPY in English

n. 1 Physics a measure of the unavailability of a system's thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work. 2 Physics a measure of the disorganization or degradation of the universe. 3 a measure of the rate of transfer of information in a message etc. entropic adj. entropically adv.

[ G Entropie (as EN-(2), Gk trope transformation) ]

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