affine
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See also: affiné
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English[edit]
Pronunciation[edit]
 IPA^{(key)}: /əˈfaɪn/
Adjective[edit]
affine (comparative more affine, superlative most affine)
 (mathematics) Assigning finite values to finite quantities.
 (mathematics) Of a function, expressible as (which is not linear, but is similar).
 (mathematics) Of or pertaining to a transformation that maps parallel lines to parallel lines and finite points to finite points.
 (comparable, chemistry) Having mutual affinity, of two materials.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]
describing a kind of functions

pertaining to transformations that preserves parallel lines and finite points
Noun[edit]
affine (plural affines)
 (genealogy) A relative by marriage.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Verb[edit]
affine (thirdperson singular simple present affines, present participle affining, simple past and past participle affined)
 To refine.
French[edit]
Verb[edit]
affine
 firstperson singular present indicative of affiner
 thirdperson singular present indicative of affiner
 firstperson singular present subjunctive of affiner
 firstperson singular present subjunctive of affiner
 secondperson singular imperative of affiner
Italian[edit]
Etymology[edit]
Adjective[edit]
affine m, f (masculine and feminine plural affini)
Noun[edit]
affine m, f (plural affini)
 inlaw
 similar product
Latin[edit]
Adjective[edit]
affīne
 nominative neuter singular of affīnis
 accusative neuter singular of affīnis
 vocative neuter singular of affīnis
Swedish[edit]
Adjective[edit]
affine
 absolute definite natural masculine form of affin.