non·​col·​lin·​ear ˌnän-kə-ˈli-nē-ər How to pronounce noncollinear (audio)
: not collinear:
: not lying or acting in the same straight line
noncollinear forces
: not having a straight line in common
noncollinear planes

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncollinear was in 1888

Dictionary Entries Near noncollinear

Cite this Entry

“Noncollinear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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