Entropy

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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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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.
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.
It is likely the result of molecular relaxations from the oriented state to entropically preferred random coil.
The thermodynamic parameters entropy (S) enthalpy (H) and free energy (G) changes are computed which reveal that the chromium removal from tannery wastes by ion exchangers is an endothermic physical sorption and entropically driven process.
Floor-to-ceiling mirrors, all broken, reoriented the sight lines of the once environment-friendly Buck House entropically inward.