[ ahy-guh n-vek-ter ]
/ ˈaɪ gənˌvɛk tər /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Origin of eigenvector
First recorded in 1955–60, eigenvector is from the German word Eigenvektor
Words nearby eigenvector
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British Dictionary definitions for eigenvector
/ (ˈaɪɡənˌvɛktə) /
maths physics a vector x satisfying an equation A x = λ x, where A is a square matrix and λ is a constant
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