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Definition 1: (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where s or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity

Synonyms for s in the sense of this definition

(s is a kind of ...) any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions

(... is a kind of s ) entropy calculated from the probability that a state could be reached by chance alone

(s belongs to category ...) the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy

Definition 2: the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(s is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of s) the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe

Definition 3: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for s in the sense of this definition

(s is a kind of ...) a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge

Definition 4: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for s in the sense of this definition

(s is a kind of ...) one of the four main compass points

Definition 5: 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) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for s in the sense of this definition

(s is a kind of ...) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

(... is a kind of s ) an old name for sulfur

(... is made of the substance s) a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive

(... is made of the substance s) (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry

Definition 6: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for s in the sense of this definition

(s is a kind of ...) a unit for measuring time periods

(... is a kind of s ) a second (as measured by an atomic clock) added to or subtracted from Greenwich Mean Time in order to compensate for slowing in the Earth's rotation

(s is a part of ...) one thousandth (10^-3) of a second

(... is part of s) a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

"he ran a 4 minute mile"

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