Definition of 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"
  • the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
    - reciprocal ohm
  • the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    - due south
  • an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element
    best known in yellow crystals
    occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
    - atomic number 16
  • 1/60 of a minute
    the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
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