Definition of phasor in English:


Syllabification: pha·sor
Pronunciation: /ˈfāzər


  • A line used to represent a complex electrical quantity as a vector.
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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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