cross product

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by American scientist Josiah Willard Gibbs in 1881.

Noun[edit]

cross product (plural cross products)

  1. (linear algebra) A vector product.
    The cross product can be derived like so: given a pair of vectors and , solve for a vector which is perpendicular to both and , i.e., whose dot product with both and is zero.

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