Definitions for linearˈlɪn i ər
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designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
"a linear measurement"
analogue, analog, linear(adj)
of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
"analogue device"; "linear amplifier"
(of a leaf shape) long and narrow
"cost of lumber per running foot"
Having the form of a line; straight.
Of or relating to lines.
Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.
Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form .
A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension .
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.
Origin: From linearis, from linea + -aris (adjectival suffix).
of or pertaining to a line; consisting of lines; in a straight direction; lineal
like a line; narrow; of the same breadth throughout, except at the extremities; as, a linear leaf
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Rank popularity for the word 'linear' in Adjectives Frequency: #839
aliner, Arline, lanier, larine, nailer, renail
Translations for linear
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- unidimensional, linealSpanish
- lineaarinen, johdonmukainen, suoraviivainen, tasasoukkaFinnish
- garis, linear, garisan, kegarisanan, kegarisanMalay
- линейный, последовательныйRussian
- linjär, lineärSwedish
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