separatrix

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n separatrix a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Separatrix (Arith) The decimal point; the dot placed at the left of a decimal fraction, to separate it from the whole number which it follows. The term is sometimes also applied to other marks of separation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n separatrix Something that separates; specifically, the line separating light and shade on any partly illuminated surface.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Separatrix the line separating light from shade on any partly illuminated surface
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., she that separates
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. separāre, -ātumse-, aside, parāre, to put.

Usage


In science:

Among many results, in theorem 2 of a shadowing theorem for a symplectic separatrix map is proved providing an estimate on the diffusion speed µ/| log µ|, like our.
Arnold's Diffusion in nearly integrable isochronous Hamiltonian systems
Angenent: A variational interpretation of Melnikov’s function and exponential ly smal l separatrix splitting, Lecture notes of the London Math.
Arnold's Diffusion in nearly integrable isochronous Hamiltonian systems
Mastropietro: Separatrix splitting for systems with three times scale, Commun.
Arnold's Diffusion in nearly integrable isochronous Hamiltonian systems
Treschev: Multidimensional symplectic separatrix maps, preprint.
Arnold's Diffusion in nearly integrable isochronous Hamiltonian systems
The dashed contour is the separatrix with the X-point indicated.
Poynting Jets from Accretion Disks
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