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Adjective: linear li-nee-u(r) - (mathematics) designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
- additive
- Of, in, along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
"a linear measurement"; - one-dimensional
- (electronics) Of a circuit or device in which the value of a data item is represented by a continuously variable physical quantity rather than digitally
"linear amplifier"; - analogue [Brit], analog
- (of a leaf shape) long and narrow
- elongate
- Measured lengthwise
"cost of lumber per linear foot"; - running
See also: bilinear, collinear, lengthways, lengthwise, lineal, linelike, rectilineal, rectilinear, simple, unsubdivided Antonym: cubic, nonlinear, planar Encyclopedia: Linear |
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