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distortion that occurs when the output signal does not have a linear relation to the input signal amplitude distortion , nonlinear distortion
any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers asphodel
stiff perennial of the eastern United States having small linear leaves and numerous tiny white flower heads Aster dumosus , bushy aster
wiry tufted perennial of the eastern United States with stiff erect rough stems, linear leaves and large violet flowers Aster linarifolius , stiff aster
linear unit used for astronomical distances astronomy unit
North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakes black willow , Salix nigra , swamp willow
low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads broom snakeroot , broom snakeweed , Gutierrezia sarothrae , rabbit-weed , rabbitweed , snakeweed , turpentine weed
marsh plant having elongated linear leaves and round prickly fruit bur reed
orchid with reddish linear leaves and panicle of purple-marked pale-yellow flowers with deep red or purple lip; southwestern Australia Caladenia cairnsiana , zebra orchid
rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion cam
plant having a large edible bulb and linear basal leaves and racemes of light to deep violet-blue star-shaped flowers on tall green scapes; western North America Camassia quamash , common camas
bellflower common in marshes of eastern North America having lanceolate linear leaves and small whitish flowers Campanula aparinoides , marsh bellflower
common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron Canadian fleabane , Conyza canadensis , Erigeron canadensis , fleabane , horseweed
any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod caragana , pea tree
perennial marsh plants with creeping rootstocks and long linear leaves cattail family , family Typhaceae , Typhaceae
threadlike body in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order chromosome
linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em cicero
linear array of numbers one above another column
principle that the total linear momentum in a closed system is constant and is not affected by processes occurring inside the system conservation of momentum
linear measure, ancient cubit
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