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vector space

noun

Definition of vector space

  1. :  a set of vectors along with operations of addition and multiplication such that the set is a commutative group under addition, it includes a multiplicative inverse, and multiplication by scalars is both associative and distributive



1937

First Known Use of vector space

1937


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