What does the word linear mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to or composed of lines.

Usage examples for linear

  1. An early model of the linear accelerator also gave a beam of heavy positive ions at high energies. – A Brief History of Element Discovery, Synthesis, and Analysis by Glen W. Watson
  2. He is a master of linear design. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  3. A construction made with such an instrument we shall call a linear construction. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman