negentropy
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌnɛɡˈɛntɹɒpi/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌnɛɡˈɛntɹəpi/
Noun

negentropy

  1. (thermodynamics) The difference between the entropy of a system and the maximum#Adjective|maximum possible entropy of the same system. [from 1950s]
  2. (information theory) The difference between the entropy of a probability distribution and the maximum possible entropy of the same probability distribution.
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