bound vector

bound vector

[¦bau̇nd ′vek·tər]
(mechanics)
A vector whose line of application and point of application are both prescribed, in addition to its direction.
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In order to decode informatiom we have to use the operation of unbinding--it is the inverse (an exact inverse or a pseudo-inverse) of binding enabling us to extract an information from a complex statement, provided that we have one of the bound vectors or a very similar vector as a cue.