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of functions which obeys certain laws of transformation. A one-row or
one-column tensor array is a vector. The motivation for the use of tensors in
some branches of physics is that they are invariants, not depending on the
particular coordinate system employed.
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use