linear
[ lineeer ]
/ ˈlɪn i ər /

adjective
Words nearby linear
Origin of linear
OTHER WORDS FROM linear
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British Dictionary definitions for nonlinear (1 of 2)
nonlinear
/ (nɒnˈlɪnɪə) /
adjective
not of, in, along, or relating to a line
denoting digital editing in which edits are saved on computer, rather than videotape, thus enabling further edits to be made
British Dictionary definitions for nonlinear (2 of 2)
linear
/ (ˈlɪnɪə) /
adjective
Derived forms of linear
linearity (ˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ), nounlinearly, adverbWord Origin for linear
C17: from Latin līneāris of or by means of lines
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Medicine definitions for nonlinear
linear
[ lĭn′ēər ]
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a line; straight.
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Science definitions for nonlinear
linear
[ lĭn′ēər ]
Being or resembling a line.
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