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vector field

Syllabification: vec·tor field

Definition of vector field in English:

noun

Mathematics
A function of a space whose value at each point is a vector quantity.
Example sentences
  • The Hart algorithm first calculates a velocity vector field using standard cross-correlation and then subdivides the initial areas of interrogation and calculates new estimates of flow velocities within each of the subdivided areas.
  • We find that our vector field must be less than ten percent of the Planck scale, the fundamental unit in physics where gravity and quantum mechanics come together.
  • A vector field is created by assigning vectors to each point.

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