linearize

[ lin-ee-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈlɪn i əˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), lin·e·ar·ized, lin·e·ar·iz·ing.

to make linear; give linear form to.

Nearby words

  1. linear regression analysis,
  2. linear space,
  3. linear transformation,
  4. linear-tracking,
  5. linearity,
  6. lineate,
  7. lineation,
  8. linebacker,
  9. linebred,
  10. linebreeding

Also especially British, lin·e·ar·ise.

Origin of linearize

First recorded in 1890–95; linear + -ize

Related formslin·e·ar·i·za·tion, noun

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