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.
another name for vector product
another name for Cartesian product
See vector product.
- Cross protection
noun 1. (botany) the protection against a viral infection given to a plant by its prior inoculation with a related but milder virus
[kraws-kwes-chuh n, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈkwɛs tʃən, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object) 1. to cross-examine. noun 2. a question asked by way of cross-examination. verb (transitive) 1. to cross-examine noun 2. a question asked in cross-examination
[kraws-reyl, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌreɪl, ˈkrɒs-/ noun 1. a horizontal slat forming part of the back of a chair.
noun, Geometry. 1. a ratio relating four points in the real or complex plane.