linearity

[ lin-ee-ar-i-tee ]
/ ˌlɪn iˈær ɪ ti /

noun, plural lin·e·ar·i·ties.

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.

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Origin of linearity

First recorded in 1740–50; linear + -ity
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