Definition of cross product in English:

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cross product

noun

Another term for vector product.
Example sentences
  • Because torque is a cross product of vectors, the direction of the torque is perpendicular to the directions of the force and lever arm.
  • It then reports how many independent program executions are required to perform the experiment by taking the cross product of all parameter values.
  • First, the study investigated model fit using all of the meteorological variables at various points of time, cross products of wind speed and direction, and traffic.

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Syllabification: cross prod·uct

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