## 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

1. The womb.
2. The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.
3. An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.
4. Part of the mitochondrion.
5. The medium in which bacteria are cultured.
6. 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.
7. A two-dimensional array.
8. A table of data.
9. A geological matrix, the outer material of a rock consisting of larger grains embedded in a material consisting of smaller ones.
10. The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.
11. The environment from which a given sample is taken.

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