WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n) vector (a variable quantity that can be resolved into components)
- S: (n) vector (a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction)
*direct hyponym*/*full hyponym**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) straight line (a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature)
*"the shortest distance between two points is a straight line"* - S: (n) line (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)
/**direct hyponym***full hyponym*- S: (n) curve (a line on a graph representing data)
- S: (n) curve, curved shape (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)
- S: (n) straight line (a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature)
*"the shortest distance between two points is a straight line"* - S: (n) geodesic, geodesic line ((mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere))
- S: (n) perimeter (a line enclosing a plane areas)
- S: (n) centerline, center line (a line that bisects a plane figure)
- S: (n) boundary, edge, bound (a line determining the limits of an area)
*direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) shape, form (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance)
*"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"* - S: (n) attribute (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity)
- S: (n) abstraction, abstract entity (a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples)
- S: (n) vector, transmitter (any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease)
*"mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever"; "fleas are vectors of the plague"; "aphids are transmitters of plant diseases"; "when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects"* - S: (n) vector ((genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell)