# Definition of Quaternion. Meaning of Quaternion. Synonyms of Quaternion

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## Definition of Quaternion

Quaternion
Quaternion Qua*ter"ni*on, v. t. To divide into quaternions, files, or companies. --Milton.

## Meaning of Quaternion from wikipedia

- In mathematics, the quaternion number system extends the complex numbers. Quaternions were first described by the Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton...
- Unit quaternions, known as versors, provide a convenient mathematical notation for representing spatial orientations and rotations of elements in three...
- angles and unit quaternions. This article explains how to convert between the two representations. Actually this simple use of "quaternions" was first presented...
- In mathematics, a Hurwitz quaternion (or Hurwitz integer) is a quaternion whose components are either all integers or all half-integers (halves of odd...
- The Quaternion Eagle (German: Quaternionenadler; Italian: aquila quaternione), also known as the Imperial Quaternion Eagle (German: Quaternionen-Reichsadler)...
- In group theory, the quaternion group Q8 (sometimes just denoted by Q) is a non-abelian group of order eight, isomorphic to the eight-element subset {...
- quaternion in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The quaternions form a number system that extends the complex numbers. Quaternion rotation Quaternion group...
- In mathematics, quaternions are a non-commutative number system that extends the complex numbers. Quaternions and their applications to rotations were...
- In mathematics, the dual quaternions are an 8-dimensional real algebra isomorphic to the tensor product of the quaternions and the dual numbers. Thus...
- In abstract algebra, the split-quaternions or coquaternions form an algebraic structure introduced by James ****le in 1849 under the latter name. They...