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 for attractor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Attractor \At*tract"or\ ([a^]t*tr[a^]kt"[~e]r), n.
     One who, or that which, attracts. --Sir T. Browne
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  attractor
      n 1: an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the
           biggest drawing card they had" [syn: drawing card,
           draw, attraction, attractor, attracter]
      2: (physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space
         that is used to describe a system toward which the system
         tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the
         system [syn: attractor, attracter]
      3: a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts;
         "flowers are an attractor for bees" [syn: attraction,
         attractor, attracter, attractive feature, magnet]

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