## In mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between embedding and vector

is that

**embedding** is (mathematics) a map which maps a subspace (smaller structure) to the whole space (larger structure) while

**vector** is (mathematics) any member of a (generalized) vector space.

## As nouns the difference between **embedding** and **vector**

is that

**embedding** is (mathematics) a map which maps a subspace (smaller structure) to the whole space (larger structure) while

**vector** is (mathematics) a directed quantity, one with both magnitude and direction; the signed difference between two points.

## As verbs the difference between **embedding** and **vector**

is that

**embedding** is while

**vector** is to set (particularly an aircraft) on a course toward a selected point.