definitions
  • synonyms

phase space


noun Physics.

a hypothetical space constructed so as to have as many coordinates as are necessary to define the state of a given substance or system.

RELATED CONTENT

READ MORE

Nearby words

phase microscope, phase modulation, phase out, phase rule, phase shift keying, phase space, phase speed, phase transition, phase velocity, phase-contrast microscope, phase-in

Origin of phase space

First recorded in 1925–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019