collinearly

collinear

[kuh-lin-ee-er, koh-]
adjective
lying in the same straight line.

Origin:
1720–30; col-1 + linear

collinearity, noun
collinearly, adverb
noncollinear, adjective
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collinear (kɒˈlɪnɪə)
 
adj
1.  lying on the same straight line
2.  having a common line
 
collinearity
 
n
 
col'linearly
 
adv

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collinear
1863, from co- + linear.
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collinear   (kə-lĭn'ē-ər)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Sharing a common line, such as two intersecting planes.

  2. Lying on the same line, such as a set of points.


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