Definition of linearity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌlɪniˈærəti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌlɪniˈærəti//
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  1. 1the fact that something consists of or is arranged in lines the linearity of the building design
  2. 2the fact that something goes from one thing to another in a single series of stages She abandoned the linearity of the conventional novel.
  3. 3(mathematics) the fact that something can be represented by a straight line on a graph