Definition of strange attractor in English:

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strange attractor

noun

Mathematics
An equation or fractal set representing a complex pattern of behavior in a chaotic system.
Example sentences
  • Smale discovered strange attractors which lead to chaotic dynamical systems.
  • If you're addicted to science books, pick up this short and eminently readable book and enjoy the bizarre tale of fractals and strange attractors.
  • We have a long way to go before we understand the ergodic theory of strange attractors.

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Syllabification: strange at·trac·tor

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