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Entropy

The level of disorder in a system.

Entropy

Disorder in any system. It is the opposite of efficiency.
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Also entropically more favourable hydrogen bond is formed between 7-oxo group of S7-OD and appropriate hydroxyl group of resveratrol.
Hamletmachine is not merely "postdramatic" theater; it is impossible theater, the res extensa of Nietzsche's eternal return, a circling dissemination flattening out entropically as text.
But it is very difficult to observe, since the Universe entropically evolves among a miriad of possibilities leading to identical initial quantum subsystems, inserting an individual measure within the Universe's entropy evolution statistical context, being the number of final collapsed microstates of a given collapsed state greater than 1, leading to an irreversible collapse even with a single photon beam as initial quantum subsystem, e.g., since this single photon within the beam turns out to be in a context of a very large number of available microstates for each possible collapsed state, a context in which the final entropy of a given collapsed state is greater than the initial null entropy.
Students clearly felt a need to find/create new language rather than (apologetically) justifying/expanding traditional language that, almost entropically, remains patriarchal.
The vast majority of the available energy in the solar flux (about 80%) is reflected or entropically returned to space.
Entropically driven order in crowded solutions: from liquid crystals to cell biology.
Reaction of the olefin with uncomplexed diimide would not then be subject to an entropically unfavorable polymer/ dicopper-diimide complex interaction geometry.
Sriramoju and Padmanabhan [17] indicated the nanoparticles were entropically pushed to the surface in the presence of a substrate, this unusual behavior was caused by the formation of binary aspherical clusters due to the presence of grafted particles.
This can be attributed to the ideal geometric fitting of K+ to the surface oxygen hexagons of the main layer, which reduced the hydration energy and entropically stabilized the inter layer spacing.
The entropically favored expulsion of water from the polymer network along with hydrophobic and hydrogen bonding interactions between neighboring polymer chains allow the particles to undergo a large- magnitude volume change.
The removal of hydrophobic groups from aqueous media is entropically favorable that causes the disruption of highly organized water structure and removal of mobility constraints on hydrocarbon chain [16-23].