cross pro-duct

cross product

noun Mathematics.
a vector perpendicular to two given vectors, u and v, and having magnitude equal to the product of the magnitudes of the two given vectors multiplied by the sine of the angle between the two given vectors, usually represented by u × v.


Origin:
1925–30

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cross product
 
n
1.  another name for vector product
2.  another name for Cartesian product

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cross product  
See vector product.
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