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Definitions for linear

## Definitions for (adj) **linear**

**Main entry:** linear, analog, analogue

**Definition:** of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input

**Usage:** *analogue device; linear amplifier*

**Main entry:** linear, one-dimensional

**Definition:** of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

**Usage:** *a linear measurement*

**Main entry:** linear, additive

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

**Main entry:** running, linear

**Definition:** measured lengthwise

**Usage:** *cost of lumber per running foot*

**Main entry:** linear, elongate

**Definition:** (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

## Visual thesaurus for **linear**