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Related to phase space: Liouville's theorem
A multidimensional representation of a dynamical system in which each dimension corresponds to one variable of the system. Thus, a point of phase space corresponds to a specific state of the system, and a path represents the evolution of the system through different states.
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|Noun||1.||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"|
infinite, space - the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
dynamical system - (physics) a phase space together with a transformation of that space