scalar field

Noun

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Noun

**scalar field** (*plural* scalar fields)

- (
*mathematics, physics*) A function that assigns a scalar value to every point in space. - (
*mathematics, linear algebra*) The field (algebraic structure) for which scalar multiplication is defined for a given vector space; field of scalars.

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