linear

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See also: Linear, LINEAR, and lineär

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin linearis, from linea (line) + -aris (adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪ.niː.ə/, /ˈlɪ.niː.ɚ/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

linear (comparative more linear, superlative most linear)

  1. Having the form of a line; straight.
  2. Of or relating to lines.
  3. Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.
  4. (botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
  5. (mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form  y = ax + b .
  6. (physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin lineāris.

Adjective[edit]

linear m, f (plural lineares)

  1. (botany) linear

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin lineāre.

Verb[edit]

linear (first-person singular present lineo, first-person singular preterite lineé, past participle lineado)

  1. to line
  2. to outline, to mark out
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