# Definitions for

Overview of noun entropy

The noun entropy has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)

1. information, selective information, entropy

((communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information")

2. randomness, entropy, S

((thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity")