Meaning of ENTROPY in English

ENTROPY

noun a certain property of a body, expressed as a measurable quantity, such that when there is no communication of heat the quantity remains constant, but when heat enters or leaves the body the quantity increases or diminishes. if a small amount, h, of heat enters the body when its temperature is t in the thermodynamic scale the entropy of the body is increased by h/t. the entropy is regarded as measured from some standard temperature and pressure. sometimes called the thermodynamic function.

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