linearly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

linear +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

linearly (comparative more linearly, superlative most linearly)

  1. In a linear manner.
  2. In a straight line.
  3. Sequentially in time; chronologically.
  4. In the manner of a linear function.
    The effect related linearly to the amount of causative agent added.
  5. (dance) Forward or backward, as opposed to laterally or diagonally.

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