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  • adj. Not chaotic; not pertaining to chaos theory.


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non- +‎ chaotic


  • The question of defining chaos is basically the question what makes a dynamical system like (1) chaotic rather than nonchaotic.


  • A forced nonchaotic PDE system does not have to converge to a fixed point or a periodic trajectory?

    Exponential Growth in Physical Systems #2 « Climate Audit

  • This is a man who would know, this is the police chief of Houston and this is the first day of what is hoped to be a phased, orderly, nonchaotic return home for people.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2005

  • In contrast to chaos theory, in classical statistical physics the origins of the statistical nature of our predictions is specifically the multiplicity of objects involved, such as molecules of a gas, each behaving according to the nonchaotic or not necessarily chaotic equations of Newtonian mechanics.

    Chaosmic Orders: Nonclassical Physics, Allegory, and the Epistemology of Blake's Minute Particulars.

  • The shields of the white wizards wavered, and Nylan eased every erg of energy, chaotic and nonchaotic, smoothing it into an overwhelming tide of massed energy that cascaded against the pulsing white shields of the struggling Lornian wizards.

    Fall of Angels

  • He would do well to consider his own place in this nonchaotic future.

    The Silver Spike

  • He has to leave me to work on his movie, which will fascinate me and which I’ll loathe; he is fashioning the species agreement that surfaces be nonchaotic—even when he insists he’s filming disorder.

    The Best American Poetry 2010


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