Synonyms of linear


1. linear (vs. nonlinear), additive, bilinear

usage: designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

2. linear (vs. planar) (vs. cubic), one-dimensional, collinear, lineal, linelike, rectilinear, rectilineal

usage: of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear measurement"

3. analogue (vs. digital), analog, linear

usage: of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input; "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"

4. linear, elongate, simple (vs. compound), unsubdivided

usage: (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

5. linear, running(prenominal), lengthwise (vs. crosswise), lengthways

usage: measured lengthwise; "cost of lumber per running foot"

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Definition and meaning of linear (Dictionary)