## MATRIX

### Matrix

In mathematics, a**matrix**is a rectangular

*array*of numbers, symbols, or expressions, arranged in

*rows*and

*columns*. The individual items in a matrix are called its

*elements*or

*entries*. An example of a matrix with 2 rows and 3 columns is

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### matrix

#### Noun

- The womb.
- The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.
- An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.
- Part of the mitochondrion.
- The medium in which bacteria are cultured.
- A rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms having various uses such as transforming coordinates in geometry, solving systems of linear equations in linear algebra and representing graphs in graph theory.
- A two-dimensional array.
- A table of data.
- A geological matrix, the outer material of a rock consisting of larger grains embedded in a material consisting of smaller ones.
- The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.
- The environment from which a given sample is taken.

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