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English definition of “scalar”


noun [C]     /ˈskeɪ.lər/ US  /-lɚ/ specialized
something that has size but no direction , such as a quantity , distance , speed , or temperature → Compare vectorMeasurements of length and distance scalar     adjective a scalar quantity Describing size and quantity
(Definition of scalar noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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