# Definition of Hamiltonian

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noun1. a mathematical function of the coordinates and momenta of a system of particles used to express their equations of motion2. a mathematical operator that generates such a function. Symbol: Hadjective3. denoting or relating to Sir William Rowan Hamilton, or to the theory of mechanics or mathematical operator devised by himCollins English Dictionary. Copyright © Harper Collins Publishers

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