Clausius' statement

Clausius' statement

[′klȯz·ē·əs ′stāt·mənt]
(thermodynamics)
A formulation of the second law of thermodynamics, stating it is not possible that, at the end of a cycle of changes, heat has been transferred from a colder to a hotter body without producing some other effect.
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Clausius' statement of the Second Law is both confusing and enlightening.