Definition of unit vector in English:

unit vector

Line breaks: unit vec¦tor

noun

Mathematics
  • A vector which has a magnitude of one.
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    • We have also considered the ordering of water in the vicinity of the bilayer-water interface by calculating the time averaged projection of the water-dipole unit vector onto the interfacial normal.
    • The average orientation of a hydrocarbon chain is expressed by a unit vector n referred to as the chain director.
    • We choose here the simplest approximation, given by G = k, where k is the unit vector parallel to the direction of the spine neck and pointing away from dendrite.

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