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perturbation

[pur′tərbā′shən]
Etymology: L, per + tubare, to disturb
a cause or a condition of disturbance, disorder, or confusion.

per·tur·ba·tion

(pĕrtŭr-bāshŭn)
In physical therapy, an external force applied to a person's center of mass in an attempt to move it from the base of support

perturbation

(pĕr″tĕr-bā′shŭn) [L. perturbare, thoroughly disordered]
1. The state of being greatly disturbed or agitated; uneasiness of mind.
2. A disturbance or a change in a structure or function, usually as a result of an external influence.

perturbation,

n a small disturbance that tips a metastable system over into disorder and chaos.
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Some extinctions you cannot prevent, but most are caused by this speedy perturbation wave sweeping the network," Motter says.
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In [16] a class of hyperchoatic systems has been solved by the multistage homotopy perturbation method.
Here we focus on the strategy to control transport properties without significantly altering neither the original structure of the system under investigation nor its overall chaotic structure which is based on building barriers by adding a small perturbation which is localized in phase space, hence confining all the trajectories.
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