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  • This also means they do not have a real, that is scalar, square.
  • This can be either a scalar value or a more complex type.
  • Scalar functions take a single value, perform an operation and return a single value.
  • It is these scalar-like properties which give rise to its name.
  • Since these methods are completely new, they also exist in scalar versions.
  • Further, these properties are required to hold under any extension of scalars.
  • We see that while the scalar field remains the same, the vector field now looks different.
  • With some care the scalar potential can be extended to include free currents as well.
  • This paper is also remarkable for the development of the idea of the scalar potential.
  • In physics, scalar fields often describe the potential energy associated with a particular force.
  • For example, a vector space comes with an associated field of scalar numbers.
  • Topological scalar features are very useful, because unlike other measures, they are always available.
  • This gives no phase information, and so gives similar data to a scalar network analyzer.
  • When the scalar field is the complex numbers, it is called a complex vector space.
  • Frequently, one has only a single scalar time series measurement from a system known to have more than one degree of freedom.
  • A scalar holds a single value, such as a string, number, or reference to any other type.
  • These fields are the subject of scalar field theory.
  • For scalar values, once it has been assigned, the value of the final variable cannot change.
  • Then the scalars of that vector space will be the elements of the associated field.
  • Also it must be possible to declare a constant of any data type, not just the scalar types.
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Meaning of scalar

  • noun A variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components
  • adjective Of or relating to a musical scale
    he played some basic scalar patterns on his guitar
  • adjective Of or relating to a directionless magnitude (such as mass or speed etc.) that is completely specified by its magnitude
    scalar quantity