an ancient system of writing representing a very early form of Greek, deciphered by Michael Ventris chiefly from clay tablets found at Knossos on Crete and at Pylos.
an ancient system of writing, apparently a modified form of Linear A, found on clay tablets and jars of the second millennium bc The earliest excavated examples, dating from about 1400, came from Knossos, in Crete, but all the later finds are at Pylos and Mycenae on the Greek mainland, dating from the 14th–12th centuries. The script is generally accepted as being an early representation of Mycenaean Greek
- Linear collider
noun 1. (physics) a particle accelerator in which two beams of particles are made to collide
noun, Mathematics. (of mathematical quantities) 1. a sum of products of each quantity times a constant: The expression aX + bY + cZ is a linear combination of X, Y, and Z, where a, b, and c are constants.
noun, Mathematics. 1. (in linear algebra) the property of a set of elements in a vector space in which at least one of the vectors in the set can be written as a linear combination of the others.
noun, Mathematics. 1. an equation involving derivatives in which the dependent variables and all derivatives appearing in the equation are raised to the first power.