Vector Product

  • (noun): A vector that is the product of two other vectors.
    Synonyms: cross product

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Cross Product - Names
... The cross product is also called the vector product or Gibbs' vector product ... The name Gibbs' vector product is after Josiah Willard Gibbs, who around 1881 introduced both the dot product and the cross product, using a dot (a · b) and a cross (a × b) to denote them ... To emphasize the fact that the result of a dot product is a scalar, while the result of a cross product is a vector, Gibbs also introduced the alternative names scalar product and vector product for ...

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