Meaning of VECTOR in English

VECTOR

transcription, транскрипция: [ vektə(r) ]

( vectors)

1.

A vector is a variable quantity, such as force, that has size and direction. ( TECHNICAL )

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2.

A vector is an insect or other organism that causes a disease by carrying a germ or parasite from one person or animal to another. ( MEDICAL )

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