how to pronounce entropy

ɛntɹəp

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meanings of entropy

noun:

  1. A measure of the disorder present in a system.
  2. The tendency of a system that is left to itself to descend into chaos.
  3. Strictly thermodynamic entropy. A measure of the amount of energy in a physical system that cannot be used to do work.
  4. The dispersal of energy; how much energy is spread out in a process, or how widely spread out it becomes, at a specific temperature.
  5. A measure of the amount of information and noise present in a signal.
  6. (thermodynamics, countable).
  7. The capacity factor for thermal energy that is hidden with respect to temperature .