# scalar curl

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### Etymology[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**scalar curl** (*plural* **scalar curls**)

- (mathematics) The coefficient of
**k**in the three-dimensional curl of a two-dimensional vector field.*Since the curl of the vector field is the vector field , the***scalar curl**of the vector field is the scalar field .