# scalar meaning

EN[-eɪlə(ɹ)]
WScalar
• Scalar may refer to:
• Scalar (mathematics), a quantity that can multiply vectors in the context of vector spaces
• Scalar (physics), a quantity that is independent of specific classes of coordinate systems
• Lorentz scalar, a quantity in the theory of relativity which is invariant under a Lorentz transformation
• Variable (computing), or scalar, an atomic quantity that can hold only one value at a time

## Definition of scalar in English Dictionary

• NounPLscalars
1. (mathematics) A quantity that has magnitude but not direction; compare vector.
1. (electronics) An amplifier whose output is a constant multiple of its input.
1. (mathematics) Having magnitude but not direction.
1. (computer science) Consisting of a single value (e.g. integer or string) rather than multiple values (e.g. array).
1. Of, or relating to scale.
2. More Examples
1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
• It is known that the only finite-dimensional diffeological vector space that admits a diffeologically smooth scalar product is the standard space of appropriate dimension.
• We investigate the propagation of the scalar waves in the Witten space-time called "bubble of nothing" and in its remarkable sub-manifold, the lorentzian Hawking wormhole.
• To avoid this disadvantage of spatial distance measurement, we herein describe each object (e.g. cell nucleus) by a scalar field on the basis of an inverse multiquadric radial basis function.
• Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
• Nouns
• Countable nouns
1. en scalars
2. en scalary
3. en scalaron
4. en scalarize
5. en scalarized
Source: Wiktionary

## Meaning of scalar for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "scalar" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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