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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A one-dimensional array. In computing, vectors are widely used since the memory is essentially a vector of words. The notation for vectors is determined by the programming language. In this...

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Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 17 words.

A *matrix with only one column (a column vector) or only one row (a row vector).

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vector

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 18 words.

A *matrix with only one column (a column vector) or only one row (a row vector).

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vector

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 97 words.

A one-dimensional *array. In computing, vectors are widely used since the memory is essentially a vector of words.

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John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 97 words.

A one-dimensional *array. In computing, vectors are widely used since the memory is essentially a vector of words.

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vector

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 64 words.

In *geographic information systems (GIS), vector data represent features as discrete points, lines, and polygons. In computer graphics, vectorization

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vector

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A one-dimensional array. In computing, vectors are widely used since the memory is essentially a vector of words. The notation for vectors is determined by the programming language. In this...

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vector

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A quantity in which both the magnitude and the direction must be stated (compare scalar quantity). Force, velocity, and field strength are examples of vector quantities. Note that distance...

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vector

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 27 words.

an organism (such as the malaria mosquito) that transfers a parasite from one host to another. See DNA vector,

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vector

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 27 words.

an organism (such as the malaria mosquito) that transfers a parasite from one host to another. See DNA vector,

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vector

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 84 words.

1. An organism that carries a disease-causing organism from an infected individual to a healthy one; the vector may

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Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 74 words.

1 or vector quantity a quantity specified by its direction and sense as well as by its magnitude.

2 (in

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vector

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 394 words.

In physics or engineering, the term ‘vector’ is used to describe a physical quantity like velocity or force that has

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vector

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 162 words.

A *physical quantity that has magnitude and direction, for example velocity, force, momentum. Symbols of vectors should be printed in

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vector

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 131 words.

A quantity in which both the magnitude and the direction must be stated (compare scalar quantity). Force, velocity, and field strength are examples of vector quantities. Note...

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vector

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 30 words.

An organism that carries a disease-causing organism from an infected individual to a healthy one; the vector may transfer the

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 53 words.

1 An organism that carries a disease-causing organism from an infected individual to a healthy one; the vector may transfer the ...

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vector

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 84 words.

1 An organism that carries a disease-causing organism from an infected individual to a healthy one; the vector may transfer

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vector

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 340 words.

In physics or engineering, the term ‘vector’ is used to describe a physical quantity like velocity or force that has a magnitude and a direction. Sometimes there may also be a specified...

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vector

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 68 words.

1 A physical quantity that possesses both magnitude and direction. Velocity and acceleration are vector quantities. A vector is often represented graphically by an arrow drawn...

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vector

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

An organism that carries a disease-causing organism from an infected individual to a healthy one; the vector may transfer the pathogen passively or may itself be infected by it.

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