Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to hysteretic: Hysteresis loop, Hysteresis loss


n. pl. hys·ter·e·ses (-sēz)
The lagging of an effect behind its cause, as when the change in magnetism of a body lags behind changes in the magnetic field.

[Greek husterēsis, a shortcoming, from husterein, to come late, from husteros, late; see ud- in Indo-European roots.]

hys′ter·et′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
During DNAPL migration, hysteretic capillary forces cause retention of a portion of the liquid within the pores as discontinuous globules or ganglia [Lenhard et al.
In a test to try erasing the knife-edge hysteretic effects, the balance was intentionally rotated up and down during a run by about 800 [micro]m after the mass was positioned.
Box-like hysteretic plots in all three connections showed sill log friction was a source of energy dissipation.
Revisiting Okun's Law: An Hysteretic Perspectiva", Discussion Paper 200113, University of California, San Diego.
These exhibit specific, hysteretic stress/strain/ temperature response and a so-called shape memory effect.
Tan YC, Ma KC, Chen CH, Ke KY, Wang MT (2009) A numerical model of infiltration processes for hysteretic flow couple with mass conservation.
Since here, as in all contacts, the stiffness is normal load dependent for both the tangential and normal stiffness; the pressure in the contact has a similar hysteretic behaviour.
Osaka, Dec 17, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation has successfully developed a new high-speed response hysteretic control DC-DC converter LSI series.
In the frequency domain, hysteretic damping can be introduced using the correspondence principle and by replacing the stiffness matrix [K.
4] Rosemblueth E, Herrera I, 1964, "On a kind of hysteretic damping", Journal of Engineering Mechanics Division ASCE, 90, pp.
Other topics include dynamic analysis of lower limb prosthesis, noise control in an industrial hall, hysteretic damping of elastomeric systems, and vibration in an engine with neo-Hookean suspension.