HyperDic: randomness

English > 2 senses of the word randomness:
NOUNattributerandomness, entropy, S(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work
attributerandomness, haphazardness, stochasticity, noisethe quality of lacking any predictable order or plan / plan
randomness > pronunciation
Soundsrae'ndahmnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > randomness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work.
Synonymsentropy, S
CategorythermodynamicsThe branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
Narrowerconformational entropyentropy calculated from the probability that a state could be reached by chance alone
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishaleatoriedad, entropía
Catalanentropia
English > randomness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of lacking any predictable order or plan / plan.
Synonymshaphazardness, stochasticity, noise
NarrowerergodicityAn attribute of stochastic systems
Broaderirregularity, unregularitynot characterized by a fixed principle or rate
Spanishaleatoriedad
Catalanaleatorietat
Adjectivesrandomlacking any definite plan or order or purpose

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