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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become firm; A generalization of the concept of a vector.

Usage examples (39)
  • The matrix representation of a metric tensor is a matrix.
  • As in general relativity the metric tensor is written as gij = ηij + hij …
  • A metric tensor is a function defined on a manifold (a vector space) that takes in two tangent vectors and produces a scalar quantity.
  • Levi-Civita, culminating into the branch of mathematics that physicists call tensor analysis. for more
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