Associations to the word «Nonlinear»

Wiktionary

NONLINEAR, adjective. (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line
NONLINEAR, adjective. (chemistry) (of a molecule) whose atoms do not lie in a straight line
NONLINEAR, adjective. (mathematics) (of a function) having a product of independent variables, or a variable with an exponent not equal to one
NONLINEAR, adjective. (of a system) whose output is not directly proportional to its input
NONLINEAR, adjective. Erratic and unpredictable; tending to jump back and forth

Dictionary definition

NONLINEAR, adjective. Designating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree.

Wise words

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