Meaning of QUATERNION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kwəˈtə:njən ]

n. 1 a set of four. 2 Math. a complex number of the form w + xi + yj + zk, where w, x, y, z are real numbers and i, j, k are imaginary units that satisfy certain conditions. [ME f. LL quaternio -onis (as QUATERNARY)]

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