Adjective: linear li-nee-u(r)- (mathematics) designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
- additive - Of or in or along or relating to a line; involving or having 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 |