inner product (def 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
The numerical product of the lengths of two vectors and the cosine of the angle between them.
- 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.
- Scala tympani
scala tympani scala tym·pa·ni (tĭm’pə-nī’) n. The division of the spiral canal of the cochlea below the spiral lamina.