attractor

Definitions of attractor
  1. noun
    a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts
    “flowers are an attractor for bees”
    synonyms: attracter, attraction, attractive feature, magnet
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    types:
    attention
    a general interest that leads people to want to know more
    tourist attraction
    a characteristic that attracts tourists
    enhancer, foil
    anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities
    type of:
    characteristic, feature
    a prominent attribute or aspect of something
  2. noun
    an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    synonyms: attracter, attraction, draw, drawing card
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    type of:
    entertainer
    a person who tries to please or amuse
  3. noun
    (physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system
    synonyms: attracter
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    types:
    chaotic attractor, strange attractor
    an attractor for which the approach to its final point in phase space is chaotic
    type of:
    point
    a geometric element that has position but no extension
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