What does radius vector mean?

Definitions for radius vectorvɛkˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word radius vector.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. radius vector(noun)

    a line connecting a satellite to the center of the body around which it is rotating

  2. radius vector(noun)

    a line connecting a point in space to the origin of a polar coordinate system

Webster Dictionary

  1. Radius vector

    a straight line (or the length of such line) connecting any point, as of a curve, with a fixed point, or pole, round which the straight line turns, and to which it serves to refer the successive points of a curve, in a system of polar coordinates. See Coordinate, n

  2. Radius vector(noun)

    an ideal straight line joining the center of an attracting body with that of a body describing an orbit around it, as a line joining the sun and a planet or comet, or a planet and its satellite


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of radius vector in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of radius vector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for radius vector

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • радиус-векторRussian
  • RadievektorSwedish
  • వ్యాసార్థం వెక్టర్Telugu

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