the principle that reactions in crystalline solids involve changes in entropy that tend to zero as the temperature approaches absolute zero See law of thermodynamics (sense 1)
[neer-oh] /ˈnɪər oʊ/ noun 1. (Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus) (“Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus”) a.d. 37–68, emperor of Rome 54–68, known for his cruelty and depravity. 2. a male given name. /ˈnɪərəʊ/ noun 1. full name Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus; original name Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. 37–68 ad, Roman emperor (54–68). He became notorious for his […]
[neer-awl, -ol, ner-] /ˈnɪər ɔl, -ɒl, ˈnɛr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, liquid, unsaturated alcohol, C 1 0 H 1 8 O, an isomeric form of geraniol occurring in , used in perfumery.
[ner-uh-lee, neer-] /ˈnɛr ə li, ˈnɪər-/ noun 1. a brown essential oil derived from the flowers of the orange tree, Citrus aurantium, used in the manufacture of perfumes. /ˈnɪərəlɪ/ noun 1. a brown oil distilled from the flowers of various orange trees, esp the Seville orange: used in perfumery
[neer-oh-nahyz] /ˈnɪər oʊˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), Neronized, Neronizing. 1. to characterize (a person) as resembling Nero. 2. to make depraved in the manner of Nero. 3. to rule over, tyrannize, or oppress in the manner of Nero.