noncollinear

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

Definition of noncollinear

: not collinear:
a : not lying or acting in the same straight line noncollinear forces
b : not having a straight line in common noncollinear planes

First Known Use of noncollinear

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncollinear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncollinear. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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