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Hamiltonian (ˌhæməlˈtəʊnɪən Pronunciation for Hamiltonian (physics) (mathematics)

Definitions

noun

  1. a mathematical function of the coordinates and momenta of a system of particles used to express their equations of motion
  2. a mathematical operator that generates such a function H

adjective

  1. denoting or relating to Sir William Rowan Hamilton, or to the theory of mechanics or mathematical operator devised by him

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