righthand rule
EnglishEdit
NounEdit
 A common mnemonic for understanding notation conventions for vectors in three dimensions.
 1920, Chester Laurens Dawes, A Course in Electrical Engineering, page 218
 A very convenient method for determining this relation is the Fleming righthand rule. In this rule the fingers of the right hand are utilized as follows […]
 1920, Chester Laurens Dawes, A Course in Electrical Engineering, page 218
 (logic) The systematic use of righthand turnings to solve a maze.
 1989, William Poundstone, Labyrinths of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge:
 Worse yet, the righthand rule does not work for all mazes.
TranslationsEdit
common mnemonic for understanding notation conventions for vectors in three dimensions


systematic use of righthand turnings to solve a maze
