vector field

noun Mathematics, Physics.

a region, domain, set, etc., with a vector assigned at each point; vector function. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for vector field

vector field


a region of space under the influence of some vector quantity, such as magnetic field strength, in which the quantity takes a unique vector value at every point of the region
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