bilinear

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From bi- +‎ linear.

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bilinear (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics, of a function in two variables) Linear (preserving linear combinations) in each variable.
    The function f(x,y)=xy is bilinear, because f(ax+bu,y)=a·f(x,y)+b·f(u,y) and f(x,ay+bv)=a⋅f(x,y)+b·f(x,v) for all values.
  2. (physics) Relating to or consisting of two linear functions.
    bilinear isotropic hardening

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bilinear (plural bilinears)

  1. (mathematics) A bilinear function

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Adjective[edit]

bilinear (not comparable)

  1. bilinear

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