Associations to the word «Tensor»


TENSOR, adjective. Of or relating to tensors
TENSOR, noun. A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.
TENSOR, noun. (mathematics) (physics) An image of a tuple under a tensor product map.
TENSOR, noun. (mathematics) (physics) A function of several variables
TENSOR, noun. (mathematics) (physics) A mathematical object consisting of a set of components with n indices each of which range from 1 to m where n is the rank and m is the dimension of the tensor.
TENSOR, verb. To compute the tensor product of two tensors.
TENSOR PRODUCT, noun. (math) The most general bilinear operation in various contexts (as with vectors, matrices, tensors, vector spaces, algebras, topological vector spaces, modules, and so on), denoted by ⊗.
TENSOR PRODUCTS, noun. Plural of tensor product
TENSOR TYMPANI, noun. A muscle of the tympanic cavity, in the ear.

Dictionary definition

TENSOR, noun. A generalization of the concept of a vector.
TENSOR, noun. Any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm.

Wise words

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