butterfly effect definition

  • noun:
    • The technical idea of painful and sensitive reliance on initial problems in chaos principle.
    • the event whereby a small change at one devote a complex system have huge results in other places, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might replace the climate in Chicago

Related Sources

  • Definition for "butterfly effect"
    • The technical idea of painful and sensitive reliance…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "butterfly effect"
    • Stopping the bombing of Hiroshima would…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "butterfly effect"
  • Cross Reference for "butterfly effect"
  • Urban Dictionary for "butterfly effect"
    • The scientific theory that an individual…
    • View More
41 votes

How would you define butterfly effect?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!