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Mathematics A space together with a transformation of that space, such as the solar system transforming over time according to the equations of celestial mechanics.
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|Noun||1.||dynamical system - (physics) a phase space together with a transformation of that space|
phase space - (physics) an ideal space in which the coordinate dimensions represent the variables that are required to describe a system or substance; "a multidimensional phase space"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
chaos - (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions