U+71B5, 熵
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-71B5

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CJK Unified Ideographs
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 火卜金月 (FYCB), four-corner 90827)

  1. entropy

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ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
 
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Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic (fire) + phonetic (OC *hljaŋ, quotient)

Coined by Chinese physical scientist Hu Gangfu (胡剛復) in 1923 to translate the concept of entropy in thermodynamics, where (quotient) represents the quotient of heat and temperature, and (fire) represents its relation to thermodynamics.

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DefinitionsEdit

  1. entropy (in physics, information theory, etc.)