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EN[ˈlɪ.ni.ə] [ˈlɪ.ni.ɚ]
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    Definition of linear in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore linearSUPmost linear
    1. Having the form of a line; straight.
      1. Of or relating to lines.
        1. Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.
          1. (botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
            1. (mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form.
              1. (physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).
                1. a linear meter ‎
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The longitudinal serological and ELISA data were analyzed using a linear mixed model (assuming compound symmetry) with the unadjuvanted (30-) dose a reference and time as a continuous variable.
                • Differences in developmental rates of tadpoles (expressed by Gosner stage, [ 97 ]) and in snout-vent length and body mass of metamorphs and juveniles were also analyzed with general linear models.
                • Graph filters are a generalization of classical time-invariant systems and represent linear transformations that can be implemented distributedly across the nodes of the graph.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
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              1. en linearity
              2. en lineary
              3. en linearly
              4. en linearise
              5. en linearize
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