# outer product

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## outer product

[¦au̇d·ər ′präd·əkt]
(mathematics)
For any two tensors R and S, a tensor T each of whose indices corresponds to an index of R or an index of S, and each of whose components is the product of the component of R and the component of S with identical values of the corresponding indices.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The outer product inside the cans is over-processed due to slow heating of the center, causing poor quality and taste.
Basis vectors for space-times of any dimension and signature can be generated by inner and outer products of a space-like basis vector and a time-like basis vector.
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