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Chaos

Chaos

WordNet



noun


(1)   (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions
(2)   (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe
(3)   The formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos
(4)   A state of extreme confusion and disorder
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A state of disorder.
  2. A force that seeks to spread disorder.
  3. Behaviour that appears random and yet is governed by exact mathematical equations and so is actually deterministic. Chaotic systems typically exhibit exquisite sensitivity to initial conditions.
  4. An unseen force or energy believed to drive the universe.

Etymology


Borrowed from , from .