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affine

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noun af·fine \a-ˈfīn, ə-\

Definition of affine

  1. :  a relative by marriage :  in-law

Origin and Etymology of affine

Anglo-French affin, from Latin affinis, from affinis related


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affine

adjective af·fine

Definition of affine

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a transformation (such as a translation, a rotation, or a uniform stretching) that carries straight lines into straight lines and parallel lines into parallel lines but may alter distance between points and angles between lines affine geometry

affinely

adverb

Origin and Etymology of affine

Latin affinis, adjective


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affine

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noun af·fine \a-ˈfīn, ə-\

Legal Definition of affine

  1. :  a relative by marriage — compare blood relative

affinal

\-ˈfī-nəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of affine

Middle French affin, from Latin affinis, from affinis related, from ad to + finis end, border

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