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vector

vec·tor

vector

 
 
pronunciation:
vek tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mathematical expression of direction and magnitude, usually represented by an arrow pointing to the particular direction, with a length proportional to the magnitude.
In physics, the point of the arrow of a vector is called its tip and the starting point is called its tail.
definition 2: the compass heading of an aircraft; bearing or course.
definition 3: an organism, such as an insect, that carries disease-causing fungi, viruses, bacteria, or the like.
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derivations: vectorial (adj.), vectorially (adv.)