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cross product

cross product

n
1. (Mathematics) another name for vector product
2. (Mathematics) another name for Cartesian product

cross′ prod`uct


n.
a vector perpendicular to two given vectors and having magnitude equal to the product of the magnitudes of the two vectors multiplied by the sine of the angle between them. Also called vector product.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.cross product - a vector that is the product of two other vectorscross product - a vector that is the product of two other vectors
vector - a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
Translations
Kreuzprodukt
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