Lorenz butterfly

Lorenz butterfly

[‚lȯr·ənz ′bəd·ər‚flī]
(physics)
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11) The Lorenz butterfly, however, is not the result of dissipation of energy and, although occupying a fairly well-defined area of a phase space, does not have a precise and analytically definable boundary like the point attractors, limit cycles, and torrii of classical systems.
But the overall pattern can always be identified as the Lorenz butterfly.