[kuh-lin-ee-er, koh-] /kəˈlɪn i ər, koʊ-/
lying in the same straight line.
lying on the same straight line
having a common line
1863, from col- + linear.
[kuh-loid-l] /kəˈlɔɪd l/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a : colloidal gold and silver. /ˌkɒˈlɔɪdəl/ adjective 1. of, denoting, or having the character of a colloid adj. 1861, from colloid + -al (1).
[kuh-loo-zhuh n] /kəˈlu ʒən/ noun 1. a secret agreement, especially for fraudulent or treacherous purposes; conspiracy: Some of his employees were acting in collusion to rob him. 2. Law. a secret understanding between two or more persons to gain something illegally, to defraud another of his or her rights, or to appear as adversaries though […]
[kuh-loo-siv] /kəˈlu sɪv/ adjective 1. involving ; fraudulently contrived by agreement: a collusive agreement to increase prices. adj. 1670s, from Latin collus-, past participle stem of colludere (see collude) + -ive.
[kuh-loh-nee-uh l] /kəˈloʊ ni əl/ adjective 1. of, concerning, or pertaining to a colony or colonies: the colonial policies of France. 2. of, concerning, or pertaining to colonialism; colonialistic. 3. (often initial capital letter) pertaining to the 13 British colonies that became the United States of America, or to their period. 4. Ecology. forming a […]