Statistics, Mathematics. extrapolation using a linear equation to estimate the value of a variable or function outside the tabulated or observed range.
- Linear foot
noun a unit of linear measure equal to 12 inches (30.48 cm)
noun, Mathematics. 1. . noun, Mathematics. 1. a map of the complex plane to itself in which a point z is mapped to a point w by w = (az + b)/(cz + d), where a, b, c, and d are complex numbers and ad − bc does not equal zero.
- Linear fracture
linear fracture n. A fracture that runs parallel to the long axis of a bone. Also called fissured fracture.
noun, Mathematics. 1. .