Definition of vector

Definition of vector
  1. vector Noun a directed quantity, one with both magnitude and direction; an element of a vector space
  2. vector Noun a chosen course or direction for motion, as of an aircraft
  3. vector Noun a carrier of a disease-causing agent
  4. vector Noun a person or entity that passes along an urban legend or other meme from the concept of biological vector
  5. vector Noun a recurring psychosocial issue that stimulates growth and development in the personality
  6. vector Noun the way in which the eyes are drawn across the visual text. The trail that a book cover can encourage the eyes to follow from certain objects to others
  7. vector Noun (operating systems) a memory address containing the address of a code entry point, usually one which is part of a table and often one that is dereferenced and jumped to during the execution of an interrupt
  8. vector Noun A one-dimensional array.
  9. vector Verb to set (particularly an aircraft) a course toward a selected point.
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