# linear in English

adv. linearly, in the manner of a straight line

adj. linear, straight; pertaining to length; involving or resembling lines; involving linear functions or equations (Mathematics)

## Example Sentences

A LINEAR MANIFOLD is an additive homogeneous set (vector subspace) in a vector space.

A linear mode device is simply a concatenation of existing devices.

A photometer linear in absorbance to measure radiant energy in terms of absorbance.

A steel roller was immobile and a 50 nm diameter cast iron roller was rotating at a linear speed 1.3 m per one second.

A regression was run over the linear region in the plot.

A complex number A is called an eigenvalue of the linear operator T if there exists a vector (F) such that (F).

Again, we can also speak of coordinates of the linear complex.

An extraction the linear component from every beam occurs in the polarization analyzer unit 5.

Any rational decomposable form factors into linear terms in some algebraic number field.

But it’s smarter to recognize that the equations above constitute a linear programming (LP) problem.

## Synonyms

of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension: rectilinear, one-dimensional, collinear, linelike, lineal, rectilineal

measured lengthwise: lengthways, running, lengthwise

of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input: analogue, analog

(of a leaf shape) long and narrow: simple, elongate, unsubdivided