Definition of eigenvector in English:


Syllabification: ei·gen·vec·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈīgənˌvektər


Mathematics & Physics
  • A vector that when operated on by a given operator gives a scalar multiple of itself.
    More example sentences
    • In a very natural way, concepts of linear algebra, including eigenvalues and eigenvectors, appear.
    • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors were computed by Jacobi rotation.
    • Then they sorted the eigenvectors according to the eigenvalues and divided them into three subsets.

More definitions of eigenvector

Definition of eigenvector in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw