Boltzmann entropy hypothesis

Boltzmann entropy hypothesis

[′bōlts·mən ′en·trə·pē hī′päth·ə·səs]
(statistical mechanics)
The hypothesis that the entropy of a system in a given state is directly proportional to the logarithm of the probability of finding it in that state.
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