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entropy

en·tro·py

entropy

pronunciation:
en tr pi
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: entropies
definition 1: in thermodynamics, a mathematical expression of the state of randomness or energy loss in any system.
definition 2: the natural and irreversible tendency toward randomness and disorder in any system without an external source of energy.
definition 3: loosely, decline or degeneration.
Word Parts
The word entropy contains the following parts:
en-2, em-2 Greek prefix that means in, into, inside
synonyms:
in-1, intro-