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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
Translations of “vector”
in Chinese (Traditional) 計算, 向量…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计算, 矢量, 向量…
(Definition of vector from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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