Synonyms and Antonyms for vector

1. vector (n.)

a variable quantity that can be resolved into components


2. vector-borne transmission (n.)

indirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a vector bites or touches a person


3. vector (n.)

(genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell


4. vector (n.)

a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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5. vector (n.)

any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease