spinor

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spin·or

 (spĭn′ər)
n.
A mathematical object associated with group representations, often used in theoretical physics to model certain topological properties of space. Spinors resemble vectors but change sign (that is, they are multiplied by -1) when rotated 360 degrees.

[spin + -or (on the model of tensor vector).]
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spinor

(ˈspɪnə)
n
(General Physics) physics a type of mathematical object
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