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scalar triple 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.
Also, triple scalar product.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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