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strange attractor

noun
1.
Physics. a stable, nonperiodic state or behavior exhibited by some dynamic systems, especially turbulent ones, that can be represented as a nonrepeating pattern in the system's phase space.
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strange attractor

noun
1.
(maths) a type of chaotic dynamical system
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strange attractor
  (strānj)   
See under attractor.
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