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(||En`tre*pre*neur") n. [F. See Enterprise.] (Polit. Econ.) One who creates a product on
his own account; whoever undertakes on his own account an industrial enterprise in which workmen are
employed. F. A. Walker.
(||En`tre*sol") n. [F.] (Arch.) A low story between two higher ones, usually between the ground
floor and the first story; mezzanine. Parker.
(En*trick") v. t. [Cf. OE. entriken to perplex, OF. entriquer. Cf. Trick, Intrigue.] To trick, to
perplex. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(En"tro*chal) a. Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; used
of a kind of stone or marble.
(En"tro*chite) n. [Pref. en- + Gr. wheel.] (Paleon.) A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.
(||En*tro"pi*on) n. [NL.] (Med.) Same as Entropium.
(||En*tro"pi*um) n. [NL. See Entropy.] (Med.) The inversion or turning in of the border of
(En"tro*py) n. [Gr. a turning in; in + a turn, fr. to turn.] (Thermodynamics) A certain property
of a body, expressed as a measurable quantity, such that when there is no communication of heat the
quantity remains constant, but when heat enters or leaves the body the quantity increases or diminishes.
If a small amount, h, of heat enters the body when its temperature is t in the thermodynamic scale
the entropy of the body is increased by h t. The entropy is regarded as measured from some standard
temperature and pressure. Sometimes called the thermodynamic function.
The entropy of the universe tends towards a maximum.Clausius.
(En*trust") v. t. See Intrust.
(En"try) n.; pl. Entries [OE. entree, entre, F. entrée, fr. entrer to enter. See Enter, and cf.
1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as,
the entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an
entry upon an undertaking.
2. The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as,
an entry of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item.
A notary made an entry of this act.Bacon.
3. That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a house or other building, or to a room; a
vestibule; an adit, as of a mine.
A straight, long entry to the temple led.Dryden.
4. (Com.) The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure license to
land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his
permission to land the goods. See Enter, v. t., 8, and Entrance, n., 5.
5. (Law) (a) The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by entering or setting foot on them.
(b) A putting upon record in proper form and order. (c) The act in addition to breaking essential to
constitute the offense or burglary. Burrill.