how to pronounce linear


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linear is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of linear in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in a linear fashion you know we think …”

meanings of linear


  1. Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
  2. Of or relating to lines.
  3. Made, or designed to be used, in a step-by-step, sequential manner.
  4. Having the form of a line; straight or roughly straight; following a direct course.
  5. Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form y = ax + b .
  6. A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).


  1. A comet, cataloged as “C/1999 S4", discovered on September 27, 1999, by the Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research program in New Mexico. (See []) Sometimes spelled LINEAR.
  2. Initialism of Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research program.

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