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lin·e·ar

linear

 
 
pronunciation:
lI ni r
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or similar to a line; straight.
The fence poles were in a linear arrangement.
synonyms:
straight
similar words:
even, level
definition 2: placed, ordered, or described in a straight line.
The book gives a linear account of the events that happened.
synonyms:
straight
similar words:
direct, even, straightforward
definition 3: measured in one dimension; relating to length.
definition 4: composed of, represented by, or emphasizing lines.
a linear figure
similar words:
outlined, skeletal, sketched
definition 5: in mathematics, graphically represented as a straight line, as a function or an equation.
definition 6: long and narrow, as an elongated leaf.
similar words:
elongated
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derivations: linearly (adv.), linearity (n.)
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