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noun [C] uk   /ˈskeɪ.lər/ us    /-lɚ/ specialized
something that has size but no direction, such as a quantity, distance, speed, or temperature
Measurements of length and distance
adjective uk   us  
a scalar quantityDescribing size and quantity
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