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sca•lar



Pronunciation: (skā'lur), [key]
adj.
1. representable by position on a scale or line; having only magnitude: a scalar variable.
2. of, pertaining to, or utilizing a scalar.
3. ladderlike in arrangement or organization; graduated: a scalar structure for promoting personnel.

n.
Math., Physics.a quantity possessing only magnitude. Cf. vector (def. 1a).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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