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noun Mathematics.
the vector obtained by applying vector addition to two or more given vectors.
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Origin of vector sum

First recorded in 1900–05
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vector sum

noun
a vector whose length and direction are represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram whose sides represent the given vectorsSee also resultant
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