Meaning of “scalar” in the English Dictionary

"scalar" in English

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scalarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskeɪ.lər/ us /ˈskeɪ.lɚ/ specialized

(Definition of “scalar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scalar" in American English

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scalaradjective [ not gradable ]


mathematics, physics having magnitude (= strength) but not direction

(Definition of “scalar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)