linearize

[lin-ee-uh-rahyz]

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

to make linear; give linear form to.

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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