Definitions for VECTORˈvɛk tər
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a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction
any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease
"mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever"; "fleas are vectors of the plague"; "aphids are transmitters of plant diseases"; "when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects"
(genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell
A directed quantity, one with both magnitude and direction; the between two points.
An ordered tuple representing a directed quantity or the between two points.
Any member of a (generalized) vector space.
The vectors in uE00097910uE001 are the single-variable polynomials with rational coefficients: one is uE00097911uE001.
A chosen course or direction for motion, as of an aircraft.
A carrier of a disease-causing agent.
A person or entity that passes along an urban legend or other meme.
A recurring psychosocial issue that stimulates growth and development in the personality.
The way in which the eyes are drawn across the visual text. The trail that a book cover can encourage the eyes to follow from certain objects to others.
A memory address containing the address of a code entry point, usually one which is part of a table and often one that is dereferenced and jumped to during the execution of an interrupt.
To set (particularly an aircraft) on a course toward a selected point.
A one-dimensional array.
Origin: From vector, from veho.
same as Radius vector
a directed quantity, as a straight line, a force, or a velocity. Vectors are said to be equal when their directions are the same their magnitudes equal. Cf. Scalar
Origin: [L., a bearer, carrier. fr. vehere, vectum, to carry.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A plan is just a tangent vector on the manifold of reality.
What we believe may be happening is national news media attention is like a 'vector' that reaches people who are vulnerable.
We will see little mini-outbreaks like in Florida or in Texas that can be well-controlled with mosquito vector control. Hopefully, we will not see anything worse than that.
It requires a shift in approach from responding to isolated outbreaks to investment in strategies that cover effective vector control, access to health services and early clinical management.
Equation (1.2-9) is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...
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Translations for VECTOR
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- vectorCatalan, Valencian
- vektor, přenašečCzech
- διάνυσμα, άνυσμαGreek
- vektori, kurssi, tartunnanlevittäjä, taudinkantajaFinnish
- bacilusgazda, vektorHungarian
- vector, koersDutch
- переносчик, массив, носитель, вектор, курс, направлениеRussian
- вектор, vektorSerbo-Croatian
- yöney, vektörTurkish
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