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vector

Pronunciation: /ˈvektər; ˈvektə(r)/

Translation of vector in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Aviation/Aviación] [Mathematics/Matemáticas] vector (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [product/sum] vectorial
    Example sentences
    • Angular momentum is a vector quantity, meaning it has both magnitude and direction, and can be described by three components (in three dimensions).
    • A vector quantity has magnitude and direction.
    • In contrast, the electric field is a vector quantity (meaning it has both a magnitude and a direction).
    Example sentences
    • This is the result of multiplying the matrix times the column vector, Wp, of original probabilities.
    • A data matrix having 21 column vectors with 86,000 grid points each can be generated from difference maps and decomposed in ~ 0.5 min.
    • We adapt the general matrix multiplication formula to, where the vertex vectors consist only of column 0 and the second subscript refers to the row entry of the vector.
  • 2 [Biology/Biología] vector (masculine), portador, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Now, in the 21st century, our researchers are still studying the relationships between animal hosts, insect and arthropod vectors, and disease agents.
    • Instead of killing the insect vectors of diseases, the Nazis tried to kill the human hosts of the pathogens.
    • Surface water harbours pathogens and the insect vectors of infectious diseases.

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