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Related / Similar Words: randomness, entropy, mho, siemens, reciprocal ohm, south, due south, sulfur, sulphur, atomic number 16, second, sec, s

 

Definition:
  • (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity";
  • the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;
  • a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;
  • the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;
  • an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);
  • 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites;

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    Hyponyms: conformational entropy, brimstone, native sulfur, native sulphur, leap second

     

    Substance Meronyms: sulfide, sulphide, vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid

     

    Part Meronyms: minute, min

     

    Member Meronyms: Roman alphabet, Latin alphabet

     

    Derivational Morphology: sulphur, sulfur

     

     
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