Definition of phasor in English:

phasor

noun

Physics
  • A line used to represent a complex electrical quantity as a vector.

    • ‘This paper presents a technique for measuring object-vibration phasors of higher amplitudes in phase-modulated holographic interferometry.’
    • ‘A phasor is simply the complex representation of the rms magnitude X and the time difference [phi] (expressed in radians).’
    • ‘Phasors are a very useful technique for conceptualizing sinusoidally oscillating electrical quantities.’

Origin

1940s: from phase, on the pattern of vector.

Pronunciation

phasor

/ˈfāzər/