Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann (1844–1906), Austrian physicist who made pioneering contributions to statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics.

Etymologies

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Boltzmann +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Though I just stated the Boltzmannian account of entropy increase in terms of entropy increasing into the future, the explanation can be turned around and made for the past temporal direction as well.

    Thermodynamic Asymmetry in Time

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