noun, Electricity, Railroads.
an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground.
See linear motor
[lin-ee-ar-i-tee] /ˌlɪn iˈær ɪ ti/ noun, plural linearities. 1. the property, quality, or state of being . 2. Television. the accuracy with which the shapes in a televised image are reproduced on the screen of a receiving set. 3. Electronics. the measure of the extent to which a certain response is directly proportional to the […]
[lin-ee-uh-rahyz] /ˈlɪn i əˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), linearized, linearizing. 1. to make ; give form to.
- Linear logic
theory A logic invented by Girard in 1987 that can be used in proofs related to resource usage. (http://brics.dk/LS/96/6/BRICS-LS-96-6/BRICS-LS-96-6.html). [Wadler, P., “Is there a use for linear logic”, ACM/IFIP PEPM Conference, 1991]. [Summary?] (2003-05-02)
[lin-ee-er] /ˈlɪn i ər/ adjective 1. of, consisting of, or using lines: linear design. 2. pertaining to or represented by lines: linear dimensions. 3. extended or arranged in a line: a linear series. 4. involving measurement in one dimension only; pertaining to length: linear measure. 5. of or relating to the characteristics of a work […]