third law of thermodynamics

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Noun1.third law of thermodynamics - law stating that the entropy of a substance approaches zero as its temperature approaches absolute zero
law of thermodynamics - (physics) a law governing the relations between states of energy in a closed system
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[20, 21] explored thermal stability of GCG as well as MCG and deduced that these fluid models verify the third law of thermodynamics along with the adiabatic expansion.
Giauque's research focused on the third law of thermodynamics, which stipulates that the entropy system approaches a minimum as that system approaches absolute zero.