- lying in the same straight line.
Origin of collinear
Related Words for collinearshort, straightforward, solid, smooth, successive, consecutive, nonstop, true, even, right, vertical, level, invariable, plumb, perpendicular, direct, running, square, beeline, upright
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Historical Examples of collinear
The cross ratio of a range of four collinear points can now be defined as a number characteristic of that range.
The half-lines r and s are collinear, and together form one complete line.
The collinear centres are the three sets of one external and two internal centres, and the three external centres.
- lying on the same straight line
- having a common line
- Sharing a common line, such as two intersecting planes.
- Lying on the same line, such as a set of points.