Contravariant Vector

The usual type of vector, which can be viewed as a contravariant tensor ("ket") of tensor rank 1. Contravariant vectors are dual to one-forms ("bras," a.k.a. covariant vectors).

See also

Bra, Covariant Vector, Contravariant Tensor, Ket, One-Form, Vector

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