bilinear

adjective
bi·​lin·​ear | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈli-nē-ər How to pronounce bilinear (audio) \

Definition of bilinear

: 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

First Known Use of bilinear

1749, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bilinear

Statistics for bilinear

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for bilinear

The first known use of bilinear was in 1749

See more words from the same year

Comments on bilinear

What made you want to look up bilinear? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to complain fretfully

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!