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scalar triple product

or triple scalar product

noun Mathematics.
  1. the volume of the parallelepiped defined by three given vectors, u, v, and w, usually represented as u·v1(v×w), [uvw], or (uvw), where × denotes a cross product and · denotes an inner product.
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Origin of scalar triple product

First recorded in 1900–05
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