Meaning of LINEAR in English
[ 'lɪnɪə ]
1》 arranged in or extending along a straight line.
↘consisting of lines or outlines.
↘involving one dimension only.
2》 sequential: a ~ narrative.
3》 Mathematics able to be represented by a straight line on a graph.
↘involving directly proportional change in two related quantities.
~ization or ~isation noun
~ize or ~ise verb
~izer or ~iser noun
C17: from L. ~is , from linea (see line 1 ).
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004