Definition of phasor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪzə/


A line used to represent a complex electrical quantity as a vector: [as modifier]: a phasor diagram
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  • A phasor is simply the complex representation of the rms magnitude X and the time difference [phi] (expressed in radians).
  • Phasors are a very useful technique for conceptualizing sinusoidally oscillating electrical quantities.
  • This paper presents a technique for measuring object-vibration phasors of higher amplitudes in phase-modulated holographic interferometry.


1940s: from phase, on the pattern of vector.

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