non·​lin·​e·​al ˌnän-ˈli-nē-əl How to pronounce nonlineal (audio)
: not lineal
a nonlineal descendant

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonlineal was in 1884

Dictionary Entries Near nonlineal

Cite this Entry

“Nonlineal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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