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Related / Similar Words: randomness, S, information, selective information

 

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";
  • (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information";

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    Hyponyms: conformational entropy

     

    Language Translations:
    Finnish: entropia   French: entropie  
    German: Entropie   Greek: Εντροπία  
    Interlingua: entropia   Italian: entropia  
    Japanese: エントロピー   Latin: entropia  
    Portuguese: entropia   Russian: Энтропия  
    Spanish: entropía   Ukrainian: Ентропія  
     
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