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vec·tor /ˈvɛktɚ/

向量,向量,帶菌者(vt.)無線電導引

vec·tor /ˈvɛktɚ/ 名詞

矢量,帶菌體,傳病媒介,昆蟲媒介者

From: Network Terminology

vector

向量

Vec·tor n.

1. Same as Radius vector.

2. Math. A directed quantity, as a straight line, a force, or a velocity. Vectors are said to be equal when their directions are the same and their magnitudes equal. Cf. Scalar.

Note: ☞ In a triangle, either side is the __vector sum__ of the other two sides taken in proper order; the process finding the vector sum of two or more vectors is __vector addition__ (see under Addition).

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

vector

n 1: a variable quantity that can be resolved into components

2: a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose

orientation in space is direction

3: any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries

and transmits a disease; "mosquitos are vectors of malaria

and yellow fever"; "fleas are vectors of the plague";

"aphids are transmitters of plant diseases"; "when medical

scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking

about insects" [syn: transmitter]