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cross product

noun, Mathematics
1.
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
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for cross pro-duct

cross product

noun (maths)
1.
another name for vector product
2.
another name for Cartesian product
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cross pro-duct in Science
cross product  
See vector product.
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