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I know thatA tensor could be also a vector

I also know thatOne call it a one tensor.A rotation is only a mathematical construction.Of course, a boost is also a rotation but with a physical meaning involved .Here you make a rotation in a Lorentz invariant manner.So the (relativistic)physics holds under this specific transformation.In this case you rotate you Frame Of Reference by an angle theta .

Your didn't answer my question at all.

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PeterDonis

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For vectors, I think it is standard to say that

I'm not sure it is. It's standard to say that

what about general tensors?

Tensors of higher rank than 1 do not have a single "direction", so speaking of them as rotated or boosted by a coordinate transformation would not seem to make as much intuitive sense as the corresponding statement for a vector, which does have a single direction.

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Sorry,than i have misinterpreted your question a bit.Your didn't answer my question at all.

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