pseudovector


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pseudovector

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈvɛktə)
n
(Mathematics) maths a variable quantity, such as angular momentum, that has magnitude and orientation with respect to an axis. The components are even functions of the coordinates. Also called: axial vector Compare pseudoscalar, scalar1, tensor2, vector1
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i] is orthogonal to the space rotation pseudovector [[OMEGA]*.
ik] here, being expressed through the space rotation angular velocity pseudovector [[OMEGA]*.
mu]v], that are connected to the spin as shown by [14]; the pseudovector components [[pi].