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scalar

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Adjective, Noun
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sca=lar

CIDE DICTIONARY

scalarn. 
     In the quaternion analysis, a quantity that has magnitude, but not direction; -- distinguished from a vector, which has both magnitude and direction.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scalar, adj. & n. Math. & Physics
--adj. (of a quantity) having only magnitude, not direction.
--n. a scalar quantity (cf. VECTOR).

Etymology
L scalaris f. scala ladder; see SCALE(3)

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