Veblen Vectors

Vector

Meanings and phrases

vector

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n.
  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; transmitter
  4. (genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell

gene delivery vector

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n.
  1. a vector for delivering genes into cells; transducing vector
n.
  1. a gauge boson that mediates weak interactions between particles

liposomal delivery vector

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n.
  1. a transducing vector that uses liposomes to carry the gene of interest

radius vector

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n.
  1. a line connecting a satellite to the center of the body around which it is rotating
  2. a line connecting a point in space to the origin of a polar coordinate system

transducing vector

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n.
  1. a vector for delivering genes into cells; gene delivery vector

vector algebra

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n.
  1. the part of algebra that deals with the theory of vectors and vector spaces

vector decomposition

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n.
  1. the analysis of a vector field; decomposition

vector product

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n.
  1. a vector that is the product of two other vectors; cross product

vector sum

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n.
  1. a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors; resultant

viral delivery vector

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n.
  1. a transducing vector that uses a retrovirus

vector space

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E.g.
  • vector space, module) of all maps from into "X".
  • This vector space is both Z-graded and R-graded.
  • The annihilator of a subset is itself a vector space.

vector field

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E.g.
  • Consequently, the gradient determines a vector field.
  • The velocity field u is the vector field to solve for.
  • Let "v" be a vector field on "M" with isolated zeroes.

vector spaces

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E.g.
  • metric spaces) but not direction (such as vector spaces).
  • Similar results hold for rings, modules, vector spaces, and algebras.
  • Tangent spaces of differentiable manifolds are Euclidean vector spaces.

vector fields

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E.g.
  • Equivalently, where are the coordinate vector fields.
  • The curl is a form of differentiation for vector fields.
  • If "r" = ∞, the space of vector fields is a Fréchet space.

vector bundle

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E.g.
  • A smooth manifold always carries a natural vector bundle, the tangent bundle.
  • In particular, every smooth manifold has a canonical vector bundle, the tangent bundle.
  • Every vector bundle of dimension formula_29 has a canonical formula_30-bundle, the frame bundle.

unit vector

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E.g.
  • The unit vector basis of is not weakly Cauchy.
  • where the hat indicates a unit vector in three dimensional space.
  • As with u, u is a unit vector and can only rotate without changing size.

vector graphics

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E.g.
  • The arcade machine's monitor displayed vector graphics overlaying a holographic backdrop.
  • The diagram plots deliver vector graphics which allows detailed result analysis in custom reports.
  • In vector graphics, Bézier curves are used to model smooth curves that can be scaled indefinitely.

vector bundles

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E.g.
  • The sections define a morphism of vector bundles formula_14.
  • "See also": analytic function, coherent sheaf and vector bundles.
  • The following examples are defined for real vector bundles, particularly the tangent bundle of a smooth manifold.

velocity vector

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E.g.
  • The medium contains small optical absorbers moving with velocity vector formula_1.
  • Speed, the scalar magnitude of a velocity vector, denotes only how fast an object is moving.
  • The velocity of each point X is where ω is the angular velocity vector and v is the derivative of d("t").

topological vector

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E.g.
  • Let "E" be a separable, real, topological vector space.
  • At this time he was a leading expert in the theory of topological vector spaces.
  • Let "X" and "Y" be locally convex topological vector spaces, and "U" ⊂ "X" an open set.

real vector

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E.g.
  • For example, given a real vector space, one can produce a complex vector space via complexification.
  • The following examples are defined for real vector bundles, particularly the tangent bundle of a smooth manifold.
  • Then "formula_26" and formula_29 are real vector spaces and the cotangent space is defined as the quotient space formula_34.

complex vector

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E.g.
  • Let be a set in a real or complex vector space.
  • Thus, for example, the two-dimensional complex vector space can be given a real structure.
  • For example, given a real vector space, one can produce a complex vector space via complexification.

tangent vector

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E.g.
  • In other words, where is the magnitude of and is the unit tangent vector.
  • an assignment to every point of the manifold "M" of a tangent vector to "M" at that point.
  • This is the natural parameterization and has the property that where is a unit tangent vector.

column vector

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E.g.
  • Here "j" is the all-1 column vector of length "q" and "I" is the ("q"+1)×("q"+1) identity matrix.
  • In an -dimensional Hilbert space, can be written as an column vector, and then is an matrix with complex entries.
  • We assume that matrix equations of the form where g is a given column vector, can be solved directly for the vector x.
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