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vector sum

n
(Mathematics) a vector whose length and direction are represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram whose sides represent the given vectors. See also resultant
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vec′tor sum`


n.
a vector having components equal to the sum of the components of two or more given vectors.
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Noun1.vector sum - a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors
vector - a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
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