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Related to dot product: cross product
See scalar product.
[From the use of a dot to indicate the function, as in x · y.]
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(Mathematics) another name for scalar product
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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 dot product, scalar product.
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