Synonyms for entropy

Synonyms for (noun) entropy

Synonyms: randomness, S, entropy

Definition: (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

Usage: entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity

Similar words: physical property

Definition: any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions

Synonyms: entropy, selective information, information

Definition: (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome

Usage: the signal contained thousands of bits of information

Similar words: information measure

Definition: a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information

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