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)
- 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)