collinear


col·lin·ear

adjective \kə-ˈli-nē-ər, kä-\

Definition of COLLINEAR

1
:  lying on or passing through the same straight line
2
:  having axes lying end to end in a straight line <collinear antenna elements>
col·lin·ear·i·ty \-ˌli-nē-ˈer-ə-tē, -ˈa-rə-\ noun

Origin of COLLINEAR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1863

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