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eigenvector

[ ahy-guhn-vek-ter ]
/ ˈaɪ gənˌvɛk tər /
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noun Mathematics.
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Origin of eigenvector

First recorded in 1955–60, eigenvector is from the German word Eigenvektor
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British Dictionary definitions for eigenvector

eigenvector
/ (ˈaɪɡənˌvɛktə) /

noun
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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