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vector

noun [C] uk   /ˈvek.tər/ us    /-tɚ/ specialized

vector noun [C] (CALCULATION)

physics something physical such as a force that has size and direction
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vector quantity something that can be represented by a vector

vector noun [C] (ANIMAL)

biology an insect or animal that carries a disease from one animal or plant to another: Mosquitoes are the vectors of malaria.
Translations of “vector”
in Spanish vector, portador…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計算, 向量…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计算, 矢量, 向量…
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