Definition of entropy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    entropy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɛntrəpi//
     
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  1. 1(technology) a way of measuring the lack of order that exists in a system
  2. 2(physics) (symbol S.) a measurement of the energy that is present in a system or process but is not available to do work
  3. 3a complete lack of order In the business world, entropy rules.
NAmE//ɛnˈtrɑpɪk//
 
, NAmE//ɛnˈtroʊpɪk//
 
adjective
entropically
 
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NAmE//ɛnˈtrɑpɪkli//
 
, NAmE//ɛnˈtroʊpɪkli//
 
adverb
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