Vector Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Vector? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Vector, Example sentences, Derivations, Words ending with Vector, How to pronounce? Synonyms, Related sentences, Antonyms and more...

Vector meaning

Word: Vector

How to pronounce: ˈvektə

Noun

Definitions:

1. A quantity having direction as well as magnitude, especially as determining the position of one point in space relative to another.

Example sentences: "Angular momentum is a vector quantity, meaning it has both magnitude and direction, and can be described by three components (in three dimensions)."

2. An organism, typically a biting insect or tick, that transmits a disease or parasite from one animal or plant to another.

Example sentences: "Now, in the 21st century, our researchers are still studying the relationships between animal hosts, insect and arthropod vectors, and disease agents."

3. A course to be taken by an aircraft.

Example sentences: "They were confusing call signs and giving vectors to the wrong aircraft."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Direct (an aircraft in flight) to a desired point.

Example sentences: "Two Hurricanes were vectored towards the Stukas"


Synonyms:

vectorial

phasor

phasors

transmitter


Derivations:

vectored

vectoring

vectorize

vectorised


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Vector in Other Languages...

Spanish: Vector

German: Vektor

French: Vecteur

Italian: Vettore

Turkish: Vektör


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