Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics

Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics

[maks-wel bawlts-mahn, -muhn, -wuhl]
noun Physics.
statistics for classical physics, based on the assumption that in a given physical system consisting of indistinguishable particles and regions, all possible arrangements of the particles in the various regions have equal probability.

Origin:
1965–70; after J. C. Maxwell and Ludwig Boltzmann

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