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  1. (obsolete) A vast chasm or abyss.
  2. The unordered state of matter in classical accounts of cosmogony
  3. Any state of disorder, any confused or amorphous mixture or conglomeration.
  4. (obsolete, rare) A given medium; a space in which something exists or lives; an environment.
  5. (mathematics) Behaviour of iterative non-linear systems in which arbitrarily small variations in initial conditions become magnified over time.
  6. (fantasy) One of the two metaphysical forces of the world in some fantasy settings, as opposed to law.
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