heat death(redirected from Heat death of the universe)
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The eventual dispersion of all of the energy within a physical system to a completely uniform distribution of heat energy, that is, to maximum entropy. The Second Law of Thermodynamics predicts heat death for all macroscopic physical systems.
(General Physics) thermodynamics the condition of any closed system when its total entropy is a maximum and it has no available energy. If the universe is a closed system, it should eventually reach this state
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