HyperDic: linear

English > 5 senses of the word linear:
ADJECTIVEalllinear, additivedesignating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
alllinear, one-dimensionalof or in or along or relating to a line
alllinear, analogue, analogof a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
alllinear, elongate(of a leaf shape) long and narrow
alllinear, runningmeasured lengthwise
linear > pronunciation
Soundslih'niyer
Rhymesanterior ... worrier: 48 rhymes with iyer...
English > linear: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDesignating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree.
Synonymadditive
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerbilinearlinear with respect to each of two variables or positions
OppositenonlinearDesignating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree
Spanishlineal
Catalanlineal
Nounslinearitythe property of having one dimension
Adverbslinearlyin a linear manner
English > linear: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension.
Example"a linear measurement"
Synonymone-dimensional
Narrowercollinearlying on the same line
linealArranged in a line
linelikeresembling a line
rectilinear, rectilinealCharacterized by a straight ... / straight line or lines
Oppositecubic, three-dimensionalHaving three dimensions
planar, two-dimensionalInvolving two dimensions
Spanishlineal, unidimensional
Catalanlineal, unidimensional
English > linear: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input.
Example "linear amplifier"
Synonymsanalogue, analog
CategoryelectronicsThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
OppositedigitalOf a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits
Spanishanalógico
Catalananalògic
English > linear: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of a leaf shape) long and narrow.
Synonymelongate
Broadersimple, unsubdivided(botany) of leaf shapes
Spanishlineal
Catalanlinear
English > linear: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningMeasured lengthwise.
Synonymrunning
Broaderlengthwise, lengthwaysRunning or extending in the direction of the length of a thing

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