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bilinear

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adjective bi·lin·ear \(ˌ)bī-ˈli-nē-ər\

Definition of bilinear

  1. :  linear with respect to each of two mathematical variables; specifically :  of or relating to an algebraic form each term of which involves one variable to the first degree from each of two sets of variables



1886

First Known Use of bilinear

1886


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