Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics

[maks-wel bawlts-mahn, -muh n, -wuh l]

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 of Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics

1965–70; after J. C. Maxwell and Ludwig Boltzmann Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019