phasor

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Blend of phase and vector

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phasor (plural phasors)

  1. (mathematics) A representation of a complex number in terms of a complex exponential.
  2. (sciences) and (engineering) A plotted line whose length and angle represent the amplitude and phase, respectively, of a sinusoidally varying quantity such as an alternating current.

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