# Affine

a person related to one by marriage.

-ssigning finite values to finite quant-ties.

of or relating to a transformation that maps parallel lines to parallel lines and finite points to finite points.

adjective

(maths) of, characterizing, or involving transformations which preserve collinearity, esp in cl-ssical geometry, those of translation, rotation and reflection in an axis

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- Affine geometry
the branch of geometry dealing with affine transformations.

- Affine group
the group of all affine transformations of a finite-dimensional vector sp-ce.

- Affine transformation
affine transformation mathematics a linear transformation followed by a translation. given a matrix m and a vector v, a(x) = mx + v is a typical affine transformation. (1995-04-10)

- Affined
closely related or connected. bound; obligated. historical examples to all such was applied the term aca, related or affined;32-2 and marriage within the chinamitl was not permitted. the annals of the cakchiquels daniel g. brinton adjective closely related; connected

- Affinities
a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, idea, etc. a person, thing, idea, etc., for which such a natural liking or attraction is felt. relationship by marriage or by ties other than those of blood (distinguished from ). inherent likeness or agreement; close resemblance or connection. biology. the phylogenetic relationship between two […]