Definitions for linearˈlɪn i ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. linear, additive(adj)

    designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

  2. linear, one-dimensional(adj)

    of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

    "a linear measurement"

  3. analogue, analog, linear(adj)

    of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input

    "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"

  4. linear, elongate(adj)

    (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

  5. linear, running(a)(adj)

    measured lengthwise

    "cost of lumber per running foot"

GCIDE

  1. Linear(a.)

    Thinking in a step-by-step analytical and logical fashion; contrasted with holistic, i.e. thinking in terms of complex interrelated patterns; as, linear thinkers.

  2. Origin: [L. linearis, linearius, fr. linea line: cf. F. linaire. See 3d Line.]

Wiktionary

  1. linear(Adjective)

    Having the form of a line; straight.

  2. linear(Adjective)

    Of or relating to lines.

  3. linear(Adjective)

    Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.

  4. linear(Adjective)

    Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.

  5. linear(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form .

  6. linear(Adjective)

    A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension .

  7. Linear(ProperNoun)

    A comet, cataloged as C/1999 S4, discovered on September 27, 1999, by the Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research program in New Mexico. (See ) Sometimes spelled LINEAR.

  8. Origin: From linearis, from linea + -aris (adjectival suffix).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linear(adj)

    of or pertaining to a line; consisting of lines; in a straight direction; lineal

  2. Linear(adj)

    like a line; narrow; of the same breadth throughout, except at the extremities; as, a linear leaf

  3. Origin: [L. linearis, linearius, fr. linea line: cf. F. linaire. See 3d Line.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'linear' in Adjectives Frequency: #839

Anagrams for linear »

  1. aliner, Arline, lanier, larine, nailer, renail

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of linear in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of linear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brett McGurk:

    Our progress will not always be linear, and we should expect setbacks and surprises.

  2. Alex Viada:

    Progression isn’t always linear, you might not get better for a period, but just trust your program and stay consistent.

  3. Bob Greenblatt:

    My instincts tell me those viewers who are much younger probably wouldn't have watched it in a linear way because our average age is so much higher on the network.

  4. Jonathon Maguire:

    And what this study emphasizes is that around two cups is a nice balance between linear growth in terms of stature and avoiding problems like obesity and overweight.

  5. Marni Walden:

    We don't believe trying to replace linear TV is the right thing, we don't think the initial model we saw in Intel Media with $80 broadband and $80 content was one we could win at, particularly with all of the clutter and noise in that same space.

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