entropy, \(S\)

Quantity the change in which is equal to the heat brought to the system in a reversible process at constant temperature divided by that temperature. Entropy is zero for an ideally ordered crystal at 0 \(\text{K}\). In statistical thermodynamics \[S=k\ \ln W\] where \(k\) is the @B00695@ and \(W\) the number of possible arrangements of the system.
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