HyperDic: affine

English > 3 senses of the word affine:
ADJECTIVEpertaffine(mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations
allaffine, affinal(anthropology) related by marriage
NOUNperson affine(anthropology) kin by marriage
affine > pronunciation
Soundsahfay'n
Rhymesairline ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > affine: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaning(mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Spanishafín
Nounsaffine transformation(mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis
English > affine: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(anthropology) related by marriage.
Synonymaffinal
CategoryanthropologyThe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings
BroaderrelatedConnected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
Spanishafín
Nounsaffinity(anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption
English > affine: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(anthropology) kin by marriage.
CategoryanthropologyThe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings
Broaderkin, kinsperson, familyA person having kinship / kinship with another or others
Spanishafín, pariente por afinidad
Adjectivesaffinal(anthropology) related by marriage

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