vector product
noun Date: 1878 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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vector product — n. a vector perpendicular to each of two given vectors u and v and having magnitude equal to the product of the magnitudes of u and v and the sine of the angle from u to v …   English World dictionary

  • vector product — vektorinė sandauga statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. cross product; vector product; vectorial product vok. Kreuzprodukt, n; äußeres Produkt, n; Vektorprodukt, n rus. векторное произведение, n pranc. produit vectoriel, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • vector product — vektorinė sandauga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. outer product; vector product; vectorial product vok. Kreuzprodukt, n; äußeres Produkt, n; vektorielles Produkt, n; Vektorprodukt, n rus. векторное произведение, n; внешнее… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • vector product — noun a vector that is the product of two other vectors • Syn: ↑cross product • Hypernyms: ↑vector …   Useful english dictionary

  • vector product — noun a vector with the size given by the product of two vectors computed as the product of the magnitudes of the vectors and the sine of the angle between their directions, and directed perpendicular to the given two vectors, with positive… …   Wiktionary

  • vector product — noun Mathematics the product of two vectors which is itself a vector at right angles to both the original vectors and equal to the product of their magnitudes and the sine of the angle between them (written as a × b) …   English new terms dictionary

  • vector product. — See cross product. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • vector product — vec′tor prod uct n. math. cross product • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • vector product. — See cross product. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

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