1. [ noun ] (thermodynamics) a measure of the amount of energy in a system that is available for doing work; entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity
Synonyms: entropy s
Related terms: ectropy physical_property physical_phenomenon conformational_entropy thermodynamics
2. [ noun ] the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
Synonyms: noise stochasticity haphazardness
Related terms: irregularity ergodicity
Similar spelling:   randomize