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attractor

[ə′trak·tər]
(physics)
A geometrical object toward which the trajectory of a dynamical system, represented by a curve in phase space, converges in the course of time.
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The dragon paid no further attention to him, however, for Tippet's sudden break for liberty had attracted its attention; and after Tippet it went, bowling over small trees, uprooting underbrush and leaving a wake behind it like that of a small tornado.
The conversation and Bradley's assurance that the creature was not of supernatural origin helped to raise a trifle the spirits of the men; and then came another diversion in the form of ravenous meat-eaters attracted to the spot by the uncanny sense of smell which had apprised them of the presence of flesh, killed and ready for the eating.
workshop "Strategies to attract and use talents in the public sector".
"It can be to deter pests, to attract bees and insects for better pollination of fruit and vegetables, to improve growing conditions for other plants by creating shade, to attract insects that feed on pests, and of course, to make your garden look even more attractive," says gardening consultant, broadcaster and RHS judge Martin Fish, who will be hostitheatre talks at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show in June.
'I think that Cambodia will attract more [Chinese] than expected,' he said.
Dong-chan has been going on overseas trips every month to attract foreign investors.
REVISE COURSESbrStudents seem to have avoided courses such as Bachelor of Science on Soil Environment and Land Use Management, Wildlife Enterprise and Management, Environmental Science and Agribusiness Management.Other courses that did not attract any student in various universities include Theology, Geography and Natural Resource Management, Community Development, Early Childhood and Special Education, Climate Change, Music, and Events Management.
EDB's offices abroad promote investment opportunities in the kingdom and attract foreign companies in various sectors.
3.Goods that will attract a tax rate of five (5) percent will include fish fillet, apparel below Rs 1000, packaged food items, footwear below Rs 500, cream, skimmed milk powder, branded paneer, frozen vegetables, coffee, tea, spices, pizza bread, rusk, sabudana, kerosene, coal, medicines, stent, lifeboats, cashew nut, cashew nut in shell, raisin, ice and snow, Bio gas, Insulin, agarbatti, kites, postage or revenue stamps, stamp-post marks and first-day covers.
According to Boston Consulting Group, Singapore and Hong Kong have the potential to attract wealth from abroad at more than twice the pace of Switzerland over the next four years.
IN the light of Donald Trump's recent remarks relating to his ability to attract certain women have we forgotten the following; men are often attracted to women by their beauty, their figure, flirtatiousness, coyness and sometimes even secrecy and these attributes also attract women to men.
All that would do is probably attract the neighbors to your yard.