collinear

adjective
col·​lin·​ear | \ kə-ˈli-nē-ər How to pronounce collinear (audio) , 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

Other Words from collinear

collinearity \ kə-​ˌli-​nē-​ˈer-​ə-​tē How to pronounce collinearity (audio) , -​ˈa-​rə-​ , kä-​ \ noun

First Known Use of collinear

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Collinear.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collinear. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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