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I like to call it the scalar boson because this reflects an essential component of the theory - it means that the field the boson travels through has no preferred direction, unlike the way a magnetic field does.
Francois Englert

Meaning of "scalar" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCALAR

(Meaning: resembling a ladder): from Latin scālāris, from scāla ladder.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SCALAR

scalar  [ˈskeɪlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCALAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scalar can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SCALAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Scalar

Scalar may refer to: ▪ Scalar, a quantity that can multiply vectors in the context of vector spaces ▪ Scalar, a quantity that is independent of specific classes of coordinate systems ▪ Variable, or scalar, an atomic quantity that can hold only one value at a time...

Definition of scalar in the English dictionary

The definition of scalar in the dictionary is an element of a field associated with a vector space. Other definition of scalar is having magnitude but not direction.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCALAR


Akela
ɑːˈkeɪlə
ala
ˈeɪlə
alar
ˈeɪlə
descaler
diːˈskeɪlə
favela
fɑːˈveɪlə
hailer
ˈheɪlə
inhaler
ɪnˈheɪlə
mailer
ˈmeɪlə
pseudoscalar
ˌsjuːdəʊˈskeɪlə
retailer
ˈriːteɪlə
sailor
ˈseɪlə
scaler
ˈskeɪlə
superscalar
ˌsuːpərˈskeɪlə
tailor
ˈteɪlə
talar
ˈteɪlə
Taylor
ˈteɪlə
tractor-trailer
ˌtræktəˈtreɪlə
trailer
ˈtreɪlə
Venezuela
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlə
wholesaler
ˈhəʊlseɪlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCALAR

scalability
scalable
scalably
scalade
scalado
scalage
scalar multiplication
scalar product
scalare
scalariform
scalariformly
scalation
scalawag
scald
scald-crow
scaldberry
scalder
scaldfish
scaldhead
scaldic

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCALAR

cellular
circular
collar
dog collar
dollar
escolar
in particular
intercalar
lar
malar
molecular
particular
polar
popular
regular
scholar
similar
solar
spectacular
subalar

Synonyms and antonyms of scalar in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scalar» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCALAR

Find out the translation of scalar to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scalar from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scalar» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escalar
570 millions of speakers

English

scalar
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अदिश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العددية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скалярного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escalar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্কালে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

scalaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Skalar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Skalar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スカラー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스칼라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skalar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vô hướng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்கேலார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्केलर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sayısal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scalare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skalarne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скалярного
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scalar
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

βαθμωτό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skalaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skalär
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skalar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scalar

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCALAR»

The term «scalar» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.474 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scalar

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QUOTES WITH «SCALAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word scalar.
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Francois Englert
I like to call it the scalar boson because this reflects an essential component of the theory - it means that the field the boson travels through has no preferred direction, unlike the way a magnetic field does.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCALAR»

Discover the use of scalar in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scalar and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cosmology in Scalar-Tensor Gravity
Considerable progress has been made in this exciting area of physics and this book is the first to provide a critical overview of the research.
Valerio Faraoni, 2004
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The Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravitation
This book provides a clear and concise introduction to the theoretical ideas and developments, exploring scalar fields and placing them in context with a discussion of Brans-Dicke theory.
Yasunori Fujii, Kei-ichi Maeda, 2003
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Exact Solutions and Scalar Fields in Gravity: Recent ...
Divided into four parts, this book covers recent developments in topics pertaining to gravity theories, including discussions on the presence of scalar fields.
Alfredo Macías, Jorge L. Cervantes-Cota, Claus Lämmerzahl, 2001
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Scalar and Asymptotic Scalar Derivatives: Theory and ...
This book is devoted to the study of scalar and asymptotic scalar derivatives and their applications to some problems in nonlinear analysis, Riemannian geometry and applied mathematics.
George Isac, Sándor Zoltán Németh, 2008
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Introduction to General Relativistic and Scalar-tensor ...
This book offers an introduction to General Relativity and its mathematical tools, together with an introduction to relativistic and scalar-tensor cosmologies.
Marcelo Samuel Berman, 2007
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Scalar Diffraction from a Circular Aperture
Although the text emphasizes ultrasonic diffraction, the results and insights developed are general and may be applied to the many practical problems involving scalar diffraction from a circular aperture.
Charles J. Daly, Navalgund A.H.K. Rao, 2000
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Techniques for Three-dimensional Scalar and Vector Field ...
Third, we introduce a case study of visualizing time-varying magnetic field data in ideal MHD (magnetohydrodynamics).
Yuan Chen, 2009
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The Field Orientation Principle in Control of Induction Motors
Chapter. 2. SCALAR. CONTROL. OF. INDUCTION. MOTORS. A majority of the existing variable speed drive systems with induction motors are low-performance drives in which the adjusted variables are the magnitude and frequency of either  ...
Andrzej Trzynadlowski, 1993
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Lagrangian Quantum Field Theory in Momentum Picture: Free Fields
We point that the last operation is the final step which leads to identical theories build from different initial Lagrangians. Some problems concerning the state vectors of free scalar fields are discussed in Sect. 16. Sect. 17 ends the chapter by ...
Bozhidar Z. Iliev, 2008
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Handbook of Automotive Power Electronics and Motor Drives
18.5 FUNDAMENTALS OF SCALAR AND VECTOR CONTROL FOR INDUCTION MOTORS The developed voltage and current by the inverter in ASDs are the main controlling elements that dictate how the motor meets the load demand.
Ali Emadi, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCALAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scalar is used in the context of the following news items.
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Toronto's Scalar Decisions Inc. Acquires Mainland Information …
Scalar Decisions Inc., headquartered in Toronto, has announced the acquisition of Mainland Information Systems, of Calgary, a process that will will be ... «Cantech Letter, Jul 15»
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Scalar Decisions Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Mainland …
TORONTO, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Scalar Decisions Inc. ("Scalar"), Canada's leading information technology solutions integrator, today announced that it has ... «Canada NewsWire, Jul 15»
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A CMO to Know: Strahan McCarten, Scalar Decisions
As a new feature on ITBusiness.ca for our special CMO Digital section, we're featuring profiles of Canadian chief marketing officers and marketing executives. «ITBusiness.ca, Jan 15»
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Glassbeam SCALAR - analysis of the internet of things
The Founder and CEO of Glassbeam, Puneet Pandit, came by to introduce his company and Glassbeam Scalar. The company is focused on the analysis of ... «ZDNet, Nov 14»
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Glassbeam adds on $2M to refine its IoT platform, SCALAR
Glassbeam is known for SCALAR, a platform designed to process large amounts of data at once. This data is dubbed “machine data” in that it is generated by ... «VentureBeat, Aug 14»
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Bromium Partners With Herjavec Group, Scalar To Deliver New …
based company said Thursday it added partnerships with the Herjavec Group and Scalar, both of Toronto, to its network of about 100 solution providers. «CRN, Aug 14»
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Scalar Decisions pledges $500000 to SickKids
Scalar and SickKids' executives at the naming of the Scalar Decisions Data Centre. L-R: Dr. Jim Rutka, Staff Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick ... «Canada NewsWire, Jul 14»
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USC-spawned platform enables digital publishers to go beyond the …
“With Scalar, we're interested in reading across scales, allowing our users to go from a small element in a digital project — say a photo — to the larger structure ... «USC News, May 14»
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Scalar Decisions acquires 3vis, expands into Quebec
TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Scalar Decisions Inc, the Toronto-headquartered IT solutions integrator, announced that it has acquired 3vis of ... «Canada NewsWire, Apr 14»
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DB2 For i Scalar Function Performance Considerations
I love using user-defined functions (UDFs) in DB2 for i. They encapsulate business logic, provide for code modularity and improve code reusability. But they can ... «IT Jungle, Mar 14»

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