• Linear


    • IPA: /ˈlɪ.niː.É™/, /ˈlɪ.niː.Éš/


    From Latin

    linearis, from linea ("line") + -aris (adjectival suffix).

    Full definition of linear



    1. Having the form of a line; straight.
    2. Of or relating to lines.
    3. Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.
    4. (botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
    5. (mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form y = ax + b
    1. (physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension as opposed to area or volume.
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