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vector field

noun, Mathematics, Physics.
1.
a region, domain, set, etc., with a vector assigned at each point; vector function.
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  • Streamlines are calculated by integrating from a starting point through the vector field.
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vector field

noun
1.
a region of space under the influence of some vector quantity, such as magnetic field strength, in which the quantity takes a unique vector value at every point of the region
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