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adjective formal     linear pronunciation in British English
/ˈlɪniə(r)/
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  1. 1
    consisting of lines or of one straight line

    a linear design

    1. a.
      capable of being shown by a straight line, for example on a graph

      Studentsreading does not always progress in a linear fashion.

      linear growth

  2. 2
    involving ideas or events that are directly connected and follow one after the other

    The plot has a simple linear structure.

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linearity

     linearity pronunciation in British English
/ˌlɪniˈærəti/ noun [uncountable]
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