Definition of linear
- linear art
- linear script
- a linear molecule
- linear leaf
- linear thinking
- a linear narrative
a flat, almost linear horizon
the bullets from early firearms were notorious for not following a strictly linear path through the air
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: formed by lines : made up of lines
: forming a line
: of or relating to the length of something
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