of, consisting of, or using lines:
pertaining to or represented by lines:
extended or arranged in a line:
a linear series.
involving measurement in one dimension only; pertaining to length:
of or relating to the characteristics of a work of art in which forms and rhythms are defined chiefly in terms of line.
having the form of or resembling a line:
consisting of, involving, or describable by terms of the first degree.
having the same effect on a sum as on each of the summands:
a linear operation.
Electronics. delivering an output that is directly proportional to the input:
a linear circuit; a linear amplifier.
threadlike; narrow and elongated:
a linear leaf.
of, in, along, or relating to a line
of or relating to length
resembling, represented by, or consisting of a line or lines
having one dimension
designating a style in the arts, esp painting, that obtains its effects through line rather than colour or light and in which the edges of forms and planes are sharply defined Compare painterly
(maths) of or relating to the first degree: a linear equation
narrow and having parallel edges: a linear leaf
(of a circuit, etc) having an output that is directly proportional to input: linear amplifier
having components arranged in a line
linear lin·e·ar (lĭn’ē-ər)
Of, relating to, or resembling a line; straight.
Being or resembling a line.
adjective 1. situated under the tongue, or on the underside of the tongue. noun 2. a sublingual gland, artery, or the like. adjective 1. (anatomy) situated beneath the tongue sublingual sub·lin·gual (sŭb-lĭng’gwəl) adj. Below or beneath the tongue; hypoglossal.
- Sublingual artery
sublingual artery n. An artery with origin in the lingual artery, with distribution to the extrinsic muscles of the tongue, the sublingual gland, and the mucosa of the region, and with anastomoses to the artery of the opposite side and the submental artery.
- Sublingual caruncle
sublingual caruncle n. A papilla on each side of the frenulum of the tongue marking the opening of the submandibular duct.
- Sublingual cyst
sublingual cyst n. See ranula.