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Meaning of VECTOR

Pronunciation:  'vektur

Matching Terms:  vector algebra, vector c, vector decomposition, vector font, vector graphics, vector processor, vector product, vector space, vector sum

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1. A member of a vector space.

2. A line or movement defined by its end points, or by the current position and one other point. See vector graphics.

3. A memory location containing the address of some code, often some kind of exception handler or other operating system service. By changing the vector to point to a different piece of code it is possible to modify the behaviour of the operating system.

Compare hook.

4. A one-dimensional array.