Meaning of EIGENVECTOR in English

ˈīgənˌˌ noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary eigen- (from German, peculiar to, characteristic) + vector — more at eigenfrequency

: a nonzero vector that is mapped by a given linear transformation of a vector space onto a vector that is the product of a scalar multiplied by the original vector — called also characteristic vector

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