(maths) an operation used in the definition of a vector space in which the product of a scalar and a vector is a vector, the operation is distributive over the addition of both scalars and vectors, and is associative with multiplication of scalars
noun, Mathematics. 1. inner product (def 1). scalar product noun 1. the product of two vectors to form a scalar, whose value is the product of the magnitudes of the vectors and the cosine of the angle between them. Written: A·B or AB Also called dot product Compare vector product scalar product The numerical product […]
- Scalar quantity
noun a constant physical quantity which is expressed in single-number values, such as energy or temperature
or triple scalar product noun, Mathematics. 1. the volume of the parallelepiped defined by three given vectors, u, v, and w, usually represented as u·v 1 (v×w), [ uvw ], or (uvw), where × denotes a cross product and · denotes an inner product.
noun 1. an arrangement of scales, as on a fish. 2. ichthyosis.