noun Mathematics.

- a scalar for which there exists a nonzero vector such that the scalar times the vector equals the value of the vector under a given linear transformation on a vector space.
- a root of the characteristic equation of a given matrix.

noun Mathematics.

- a scalar for which there exists a nonzero vector such that the scalar times the vector equals the value of the vector under a given linear transformation on a vector space.
- a root of the characteristic equation of a given matrix.