- the property, quality, or state of being linear.
- Television. the accuracy with which the shapes in a televised image are reproduced on the screen of a receiving set.
- Electronics. the measure of the extent to which a certain response is directly proportional to the applied excitation.
Origin of linearity
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Examples from the Web for linearity
Linearity is effectively supplanted by non-linear descriptions of the many interlocking factors at work.
Industrial markets are optimally served by the sequential nature of literacy and the linearity inherent in its structure.
Linearity: relation among dependent phenomena that can be described through a linear function.