Noun

- plural form of
*vector*

Verb

- third-person singular simple present indicative form of vector

- He gave, in fact, the theory of what in Hamilton's system is called Composition of
**Vectors**in one plane i.e. - The two forces at B will cancel, and we are left with a couple of moment P.AC in the plane AC. If we draw three
**vectors**to represent these three couples, they will be perpendicular and proportional to the respective sides of the triangle ABC; hence the third vector is the geometric sum of the other two. - In octonions the analogue of Hamilton's vector is localized to the extent of being confined to an indefinitely long axis parallel to itself, and is called a rotor; if p is a rotor then wp is parallel and equal to p, and, like Hamilton's vector, wp is not localized; wp is therefore called a vector, though it differs from Hamilton's vector in that the product of any two such
**vectors**wp and coo- is zero because w 2 =o. - In modern language, forces are compounded by vector-addition; thus, if we draw in succession
**vectors**~--~ - -, HK be
**vectors**representing the given forces, the resultant will be given by AK.

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