scalar

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin scālāris, adjectival form from scāla (a flight of steps, stairs, staircase, ladder, scale), for *scadla, from scandere (to climb); compare scale.

AdjectiveEdit

scalar (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Having magnitude but not direction
  2. Of, or relating to scale

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NounEdit

scalar (plural scalars)

  1. (mathematics) A quantity that has magnitude but not direction; compare vector
  2. (electronics) An amplifier whose output is a constant multiple of its input

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Last modified on 14 January 2014, at 23:19