sublinear

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sub- +‎ linear

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sublinear (not comparable)

  1. Placed below a line of text
  2. (botany) Almost but not quite linear in shape
  3. (mathematics) Describing a function that grows more slowly than a linear one
    • 2009 January 15, Christian Knigge, Nathan Leigh, Alison Sills, “A binary origin for ‘blue stragglers’ in globular clusters”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7227, DOI:10.1038/nature07635:
      The sublinear dependence of blue straggler number on core mass is interesting.

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sublinear (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) sublinear

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