Meaning of LINEAR in English

LINEAR

adjective Date: circa 1656 1. a. of, relating to, resembling, or having a graph that is a line and especially a straight line ; straight , involving a single dimension, b. of the first degree with respect to one or more variables, of, relating to, based on, or being ~ equations, ~ differential equations, ~ functions, ~ transformations, or ~ algebra, c. characterized by an emphasis on line , composed of simply drawn lines with little attempt at pictorial representation , consisting of a straight chain of atoms, elongated with nearly parallel sides , having or being a response or output that is directly proportional to the input, of, relating to, or based or depending on sequential development , ~ity noun ~ly adverb

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