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a field of scalars
A function that assigns a scalar value to every point in space.
In mathematics and physics, a scalar field associates a scalar value to every point in a space. The scalar may either be a mathematical number, or a physical quantity. Scalar fields are required to be coordinate-independent, meaning that any two observers using the same units will agree on the value of the scalar field at the same point in space. Examples used in physics include the temperature distribution throughout space, the pressure distribution in a fluid, and spin-zero quantum fields, such as the Higgs field. These fields are the subject of scalar field theory
The numerical value of scalar field in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of scalar field in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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