vector

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vector

1) in pathology. biotic or abiotic agent that transmits a pathogen. 2) in mechanics or rigging. quantity that has both a magnitude and a direction (e.g.. force) (see acceleration and velocity).

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
vector (noun)
1.
a) a quantity that has magnitude and direction and that is commonly represented by a directed line segment whose length represents the magnitude and whose orientation in space represents the direction , broadly an element of a vector space
b) a course or compass direction especially of an airplane
2.
a) an organism (as an insect) that transmits a pathogen
b) - pollinator
3.
an agent (as a plasmid or virus) that contains or carries modified genetic material (as recombinant DNA) and can be used to introduce exogenous genes into the genome of an organism
vector (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to guide (as an airplane, its pilot, or a missile) in flight by means of a radioed vector
2.
to change the direction of (the thrust of a jet engine) for steering
vector
vector (Wikipedia)
For the default skin on the English Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Vector.

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