# scalar product

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## scalar product

*n.*

The numerical product of the lengths of two vectors and the cosine of the angle between them. Also called

*dot product*,*inner product*.## scalar product

*n*

(Mathematics) 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***or***B***. Also called:***AB****dot product**Compare vector product## in′ner prod′uct

*n.*

the quantity obtained by multiplying the corresponding coordinates of each of two vectors and adding the products, equal to the product of the magnitudes of the vectors and the cosine of the angle between them. Also called

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Noun | 1. | scalar product - a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectorsreal, real number - any rational or irrational number |

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