collinear 1863, from CO- (Cf. co-) + LINEAR (Cf. linear).

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  • collinear — ► ADJECTIVE Geometry ▪ (of points) lying in the same straight line. DERIVATIVES collinearity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • collinear — [kə lin′ē ər] adj. [ COL (var. of COM ) + LINEAR] in, or sharing, the same straight line as two points or planes …   English World dictionary

  • collinear — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1863 1. lying on or passing through the same straight line 2. having axes lying end to end in a straight line < collinear antenna elements > • collinearity n …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • collinear — collinearity, n. collinearly, adv. /keuh lin ee euhr, koh /, adj. lying in the same straight line. [1720 30; COL 1 + LINEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • collinear — adjective a) lying on the same straight line b) coaxial …   Wiktionary

  • collinear — adj. on the same straight line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • collinear — coralline …   Anagrams dictionary

  • collinear — [kɒ lɪnɪə] adjective Geometry (of points) lying in the same straight line. Derivatives collinearity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • collinear — col·lin·ear …   English syllables

  • collinear — col•lin•e•ar [[t]kəˈlɪn i ər, koʊ [/t]] adj. lying in the same straight line • Etymology: 1720–30 col•lin e•ar′i•ty, n. col•lin′e•ar•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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