Synonyms for 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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