vector addition

Math.the process of finding one vector that is equivalent to the result of the successive application of two or more given vectors.
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Vector addition — Addition Ad*di tion, n. [F. addition, L. additio, fr. addere to add.] 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to {subtraction} or {diminution}. This endless addition or addibility of numbers. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
vector addition — vektorių sudėtis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. composition of vectors; vector addition vok. Zusammensetzung von Vektoren, f rus. сложение векторов, n pranc. addition des vecteurs, f; addition vectorielle, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas
vector addition — noun : the process of finding the geometric sum of a number of vectors by repeated application of the parallelogram law * * * Math. the process of finding one vector that is equivalent to the result of the successive application of two or more… … Useful english dictionary
vector addition coefficient — vektorinės sudėties koeficientas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. vector addition coefficient vok. Vektoradditionskoeffizient, m rus. коэффициент векторного сложения, m pranc. coefficient de l’addition vectorielle, m … Fizikos terminų žodynas
Addition — is the mathematical process of putting things together. The plus sign + means that two numbers are added together. For example, in the picture on the right, there are 3 + 2 apples meaning three apples and two other apples which is the same as… … Wikipedia
Vector — Vec tor, n. [L., a bearer, carrier. fr. vehere, vectum, to carry.] 1. Same as {Radius vector}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) A directed quantity, as a straight line, a force, or a velocity. Vectors are said to be equal when their directions are the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Addition — Ad*di tion, n. [F. addition, L. additio, fr. addere to add.] 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to {subtraction} or {diminution}. This endless addition or addibility of numbers. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything added;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Vector space — This article is about linear (vector) spaces. For the structure in incidence geometry, see Linear space (geometry). Vector addition and scalar multiplication: a vector v (blue) is added to another vector w (red, upper illustration). Below, w is… … Wikipedia
vector space — Math. an additive group in which addition is commutative and with which is associated a field of scalars, as the field of real numbers, such that the product of a scalar and an element of the group or a vector is defined, the product of two… … Universalium
Vector notation — This page is an overview of the common notations used when working with vectors, which may be spatial or more abstract members of vector spaces.The common typographic convention for representing a vector is upright boldface type, as in v for a… … Wikipedia