- noun a shape described using coordinates of magnitude and direction
- noun an agent such as a plasmid or bacteriophage that is used to transfer a segment of DNA from one organism to another
- noun an insect or animal which carries a disease or parasite and can pass it to other organisms
- noun a quantity with magnitude and direction indicated by a line of a given length, representing magnitude and specific direction
- noun a heading given to a pilot to provide navigational guidance by radar
- noun the address which directs a computer to a new memory location
- noun a series of numbers arranged one after the other in a certain direction, either vertically or horizontally
- A graphical representation of a vector quantity.
- A one-directional array, such as a single column.
- A course or direction of an aircraft, such as that which is guided by radio-transmitted instructions.
- In computer graphics, a line whose starting and ending points are identified by specific coordinates, such as Cartesian coordinates.
(written as Vector)In mathematics, a vector comprises numbers (called 'elements') arranged in a row (row vector) or column (column vector). A vector of n elements is referred to as n -dimensional. There is a special algebra for vectors. In epidemiology, a vector is an agent, usually insect or animal, able to carry pathogens from one organism to another.
- noun an insect or animal which carries a disease and can pass it to humans