sesquilinear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sesqui- (one and a half) +‎ linear; “conjugate linear” being considered metaphorically “half linear”, hence one and a half times linear, as opposed to bilinear (linear in both variables).

Adjective[edit]

sesquilinear (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) (of a map of a complex vector space) Linear in one coordinate and conjugate linear in the other

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