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scalar product

noun, Mathematics
1.
inner product (def 1).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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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
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scalar product in Science
scalar product  
The numerical product of the lengths of two vectors and the cosine of the angle between them.
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