elongate vs linear what difference

what is difference between elongate and linear

English

Etymology

New Latin elongare, a combination of ex- (out) +‎ longus (long). Doublet of eloign.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈlɔŋ.ˌɡeɪt/

Verb

elongate (third-person singular simple present elongates, present participle elongating, simple past and past participle elongated)

  1. (transitive) To make long or longer by pulling and stretching; to make elongated.
    Synonyms: extend, stretch
  2. (intransitive) To become long or longer by being pulled or stretched; to become elongated.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To move to or place at a distance (from something).
  4. (intransitive, obsolete) To depart to, or be at, a distance (from something); especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.

Related terms

  • elongation

Translations

Adjective

elongate (comparative more elongate, superlative most elongate)

  1. Lengthened, extended, elongated; relatively long and slender.

Derived terms

  • elongate carpet shark
  • elongate glassy perchlet
  • elongate bitterling
  • elongately

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Eagleton

Latin

Verb

ēlongāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēlongō


English

Etymology

From Latin līneāris, from līnea (line) + -āris (adjectival suffix). Doublet of lineal.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlɪn.i.ɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɪn.i.ə/

Adjective

linear (comparative more linear, superlative most linear)

  1. Having the form of a line; straight or roughly straight; following a direct course.
  2. Of or relating to lines.
  3. Made, or designed to be used, in a step-by-step, sequential manner.
  4. (botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
  5. (mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form



    y
    =
    a
    x
    +
    b


    {\displaystyle y=ax+b}

    .

  6. (physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).

Antonyms

  • nonlinear

Coordinate terms

  • (pertaining to length): areal, spacial, spatial
  • (one-dimensional unit): cubic, square

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • Arline, Erlian, Irelan, Lanier, aliner, enrail, lanier, larine, nailer, renail

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin līneāris.

Adjective

linear (masculine and feminine plural linears)

  1. linear
    Synonym: lineal

Related terms

  • línia

Further reading

  • “linear” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “linear” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “linear” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “linear” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin līneāris.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: li‧ne‧ar

Adjective

linear m or f (plural lineares, comparable)

  1. linear (having the form of a straight line)
  2. (mathematics) linear (being a first-degree polynomial)
  3. linear (made in a step-by-step, logical manner)

Related terms

  • linha

Further reading

  • “linear” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian

Adjective

linear m or n (feminine singular lineară, masculine plural lineari, feminine and neuter plural lineare)

  1. Alternative form of liniar

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lineˈaɾ/, [li.neˈaɾ]

Etymology 1

From Latin lineāris.

Adjective

linear (plural lineares)

  1. (botany) linear
Derived terms
  • perspectiva linear

Etymology 2

From Latin lineāre.

Verb

linear (first-person singular present lineo, first-person singular preterite lineé, past participle lineado)

  1. to line
  2. to outline, mark out
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • lineamiento

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