linear
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɪn.i.ɚ/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈlɪn.i.ə/
Adjective

linear

  1. Having the form of a line; straight.
  2. Of or relating to lines.
  3. Made, or designed to be used, in a step-by-step, sequential manner.
    a linear medium
  4. (botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
  5. (mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form y = ax + b .
  6. (physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).
    a linear meter
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  • Spanish: lineal
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  • Russian: после́довательный
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  • Spanish: lineal
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Linear
Proper noun
  1. (astronomy) A comet, cataloged as “C/1999 S4”, discovered on September 27, 1999, by the Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research program in New Mexico. (See [https://web.archive.org/web/20051220100856/http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/comets/linear.html]) Sometimes spelled LINEAR.

LINEAR
Proper noun
  1. (astronomy) Initialism of Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research program.



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