Meaning of TENSOR in English

TENSOR

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin tendere Date: circa 1704 a muscle that stretches a part, a generalized vector with more than three components each of which is a function of the coordinates of an arbitrary point in space of an appropriate number of dimensions

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