eigenvector
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary eigen- (from German eigen) + vector Date: 1941 a nonzero vector that is mapped by a given linear transformation of a vector space onto a vector that is the product of a scalar multiplied by the original vector — called also characteristic vector

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