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lin·e·ar

linear

 
 
pronunciation:
lI ni r
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with a line; straight.
The fence poles were in a linear arrangement.
synonyms:
straight
similar words:
even, level
definition 2: measured in one dimension; having to do with length.
The runner ran five linear miles.
derivations: linearly (adv.), linearity (n.)
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