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### English Definitions

**matrix**

N

(mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules

**matrix**

N

(geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded

**matrix**

N

an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

**matrix**

N

the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

**matrix**

N

the formative tissue at the base of a nail

**matrix**

N

mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface

N

the addition of matrices

N

the part of algebra that deals with the theory of matrices

N

determination of a matrix that when multiplied by the given matrix will yield a unit matrix

N

the multiplication of matrices

N

a mathematical operation involving matrices

**matrix** printer

N

a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix

N

the interchange of each row of a square matrix with the corresponding column

English Definitions from WordNet 3.0

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