Example sentences for: demon

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  • Finally, a group of odds `n' sods: nickel (the devil's metal), from modern German Kupfernickel copper demon: Nickel is a diminutive of Nicklaus , similar to the English Old Nick, a term for the Devil, so called because nickel was considered a contaminant when found in copper ore but in the early days of mining--as if the metal were spooked.

  • As we saw, Zurek has led us to the point, in thinking about Maxwell’s demon, at which a record of measurements might be kept and used later to extract work.

  • Besides Bening, the film's chief interest is the unmatched intensity that Jordan brings to her visions, which are both lyrical and ghastly, and so frightening that it's hard to imagine how the movie can deliver a demon worthy of them.

  • It appeared that the actions of the demon might circumvent the second law.

  • The link established by Szilard between information and Maxwell’s demon is, roughly, that the discrimination by the demon that a given gas molecule is faster or slower than average and whether it is coming from the left or right box (hence, whether he should open or close the flap valve) constitutes a measurement that extracts information about the gas system, hence, lowers the uncertainty about the gas system, hence, lowers the entropy of the gas system.


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