vector sum

noun Mathematics.

the vector obtained by applying vector addition to two or more given vectors.

Origin of vector sum

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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vector sum


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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