What does Vector mean in nodes input and output in Blender?

Please explain in simple words

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    $\begingroup$ Vector refers to something that is located in 3D (for instance a point on a surface or volume) or 2D space (i.e a point on a texture). A vector is characterized by 3 values usually named X, Y and Z in 3D space. $\endgroup$
    – lemon
    Sep 11, 2019 at 17:09
  • $\begingroup$ Vector is a class that contain 3 or 4 number. In Blender, Vector is a python class under mathutils which provide a lot of useful function to deal with 3D math problem. See the DOC here $\endgroup$
    – HikariTW
    Sep 12, 2019 at 6:00
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    $\begingroup$ Does this answer your question? What does "Vector" mean in nodes as input and output? Please explain $\endgroup$
    – Luciano
    Nov 9, 2021 at 15:18


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