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pseudovector

A vector in oriented space which, when the orientation of space is reversed, is transformed into the inverse vector. An example of an axial vector is the vector product of vectors.

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Axial vector. BSE-3 (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Axial_vector&oldid=16959
This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098