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vector product

noun

Definition of vector product

  1. :  a vector c whose length is the product of the lengths of two vectors a and b and the sine of their included angle, whose direction is perpendicular to their plane, and whose direction is that in which a right-handed screw rotated from a toward b along axis c would move —called also cross product



1878

First Known Use of vector product

1878


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