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cross product[′krȯs ‚prä·dəkt]
An anticommutative multiplication on the vectors of euclidean three-dimensional space. Also known as vector product.
The product of the two mean terms of a proportion, or the product of the two extreme terms; in the proportion a/b = c/d, it is ad or bc.
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