# Point Attractor

**Definition:** [crh] In non-linear dynamics, an attractor where all orbits in phase space are drawn to one point, or value. Essen**Definition:** tially, any system which tends to a stable, single valued equilibrium will have a point attractor. A pendulum which is damped by friction will always stop, so its Definition: EF="/?rd=phase+space">phase space will always be drawn to the point where velocity and position are equal to zero. See: Attractor, Phase Space.

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