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vectors, plural;
  1. Direct (an aircraft in flight) to a desired point

  1. A quantity having direction as well as magnitude, esp. as determining the position of one point in space relative to another

  2. A matrix with one row or one column

  3. A course to be taken by an aircraft

  4. Denoting a type of graphical representation using straight lines to construct the outlines of objects

  5. An organism, typically a biting insect or tick, that transmits a disease or parasite from one animal or plant to another

  6. A bacteriophage or plasmid that transfers genetic material into a cell, or from one bacterium to another

  1. a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  2. a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction
  3. any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease; "mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever"; "fleas are vectors of the plague"; "aphids are transmitters of plant diseases"; "when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects"
  4. (genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell
  5. Vector is a new wave rock band formed in Sacramento, California in the early 1980s by Jimmy Abegg, Steve Griffith and Charlie Peacock. The band had several drummers over the years, including Aaron Smith and Bruce Spencer, both also played drums for The 77s.
  6. The Battle Angel Alita manga series features a cast of characters designed by Yukito Kishiro. The series takes place around the city of Scrapyard where residents, of whom many are heavily modified by cybernetics to better cope with the hard life, are forced to make a living.
  7. Vector is a class template in the C++ Standard Template Library, which functions like a dynamic array. It is one of several data structures called containers, some of the others being sets, maps, and lists. ...
  8. Vector Motors Corporation is an automobile manufacturer originally based in Wilmington, California. Its history can be traced to Vehicle Design Force, which was founded in 1978 by Gerald Wiegert"Vector Aeromotive Corporation - Corporate Backgrounder", The Vector Aeromotive Corporation, prepared ...
  9. Vector (Simon Utrecht) is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe whose first appearance was in Incredible Hulk (2nd series) #254. He is the leader of the villainous group, the U-Foes. He alongside the other members of the U-Foes appear primarily as enemies of the Hulk and Spider-Man.
  10. VECTOR is an Polish multinational company with a focus on IPTV solutions and broadband development.
  11. a directed quantity, one with both magnitude and direction; an element of a vector space; a chosen course or direction for motion, as of an aircraft; a carrier of a disease-causing agent; a person or entity that passes along an urban legend or other meme from the concept of biological vector ...
  12. (Vectors) Gene therapy delivery vehicles, or carriers, that encapsulate therapeutic genes for delivery to cells. These include both genetically disabled viruses such as adenovirus and nonviral vectors such as liposomes.
  13. (Vectors) A d-vector is a list of d real numbers, i.e., a point in ℜ^d. In MATLAB, a d-vector is stored as a matrix of size [1,d], i.e., as a row-vector, or as a matrix of size [d,1], i.e., as a column-vector. In the Curve Fitting Toolbox spline functions, vectors are column vectors.
  14. (Vectors) Directions of fire spread as related to rate of spread calculations (in degrees from upslope).
  15. (Vectors) Organisms (e.g. insects, crustaceans, snails, arachnids) which carry pathogens between humans, or from infected animals to humans e.g. ...
  16. (Vectors) Rodents, flies, mosquitoes or other organisms capable of transporting infectious agents.
  17. (Vectors) The simplest devices offer six "Fixed Vector" colour's, usually the colourist can isolate a single colour within a scene without having to specifically pick an area. ...
  18. (Vectors) contains a selectable list of custom vectors. When you select a vector, its components will appear in the X, Y, and Z Component fields, and its name will appear in the Name field.
  19. (Vectors) organisms that carry diseasecausing pathogens. At landfills rodents, flies, and birds are the main vectors that spread pathogens beyond the landfill site.
  20. (vectors) A mathematical equation using x-y coordinates to describe an image and its position on a page. The vector image is typically created with an illustration application on a personal computer. ...
  21. (vectors) As used by LewBiosin, the impact of one's wants and fears; vectors of psychic force.
  22. (vectors) Self-replicating DNA molecules that can be joined with DNA fragments to form recombinant DNA molecules.
  23. (vectors) arthropods capable of transmitting pathogens.
  24. (vectors) have direction and magnitude. Quantitatively, their mathematical presentation requires a number of scalar components equal to the dimensionality of the coordinate system. ...
  25. Mathematical jargon for a list of scalar values.