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.

Etymology: G Entropie (as EN-(2), Gk trope transformation)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.