# vector sum

### 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

## Words nearby vector sum

vector graphic, vector graphics, vectorial, vector product, vector space, vector sum, vecture, vecturist, Veda, vedalia, Vedanta

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## Example sentences from the Web for vector sum

If they are not all parallel they must be concurrent, and their vector-sum must be zero.

## British Dictionary definitions for vector sum

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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