phasor etymology

English word phasor comes from English vector, English phase

Detailed word origin of phasor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vector English (eng) (aviation) A chosen course or direction for motion, as of an aircraft.. (computing, operating systems) A memory address containing the address of a code entry point, usually one which is part of a table and often one that is dereferenced and jumped to during the execution of an interrupt.. (mathematics) A directed quantity, one with both magnitude and direction; the signed difference between [...]
phase English (eng) (astronomy) A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to quantity of illumination or form, or the absence, of its enlightened disk. Illustrated in Wikipedia's article Lunar phase.. (chemistry) A component in a material system that is distinguished by chemical composition and/or physical state (solid, liquid or gas) and/or crystal structure. It is [...]
phasor English (eng) (mathematics) A representation of a complex number in terms of a complex exponential.. (sciences, engineering) A plotted line whose length and angle represent the amplitude and phase, respectively, of a sinusoidally varying quantity such as an alternating current.

Words with the same origin as phasor

Descendants of phase
biphasic phasic phasically phirotope triphasic