Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “vector”

vector

noun /(British ) ˈvektə; (American) ˈvektər/
(mathematics, physics) a quantity such as velocity that has both size and direction
vector
the direction of the acceleration vector.
(biology) an insect or animal that carries a disease from one living thing to another
vector, portador
Anopheles mosquitoes are the main vectors of malaria.
(biology) an animal or human cell which is used in genetic engineering to transfer DNA from one cell to another.
portador
the course taken by an aircraft.
portador
(Definition of vector from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “vector” in other dictionaries

Translations of “vector”

Word of the Day

initial

of or at the beginning

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More