Meaning of COLLINEATION in English


 ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈāshən noun

( -s )

Etymology: New Latin collineation-, collineatio, from Latin collineatus (past participle of collineare to direct in a straight line, from com- + lineare to make straight, from linea line) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at line

: a mathematical transformation in which collinear elements (as points or lines) are transferred as corresponding elements to another plane or space

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