# collinear

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## col·lin·e·ar

(kə-lĭn′ē-ər, kŏ-)
1. Passing through or lying on the same straight line.
2. Containing a common line; coaxial.

col·lin′e·ar′i·ty (-ăr′ĭ-tē) n.

## collinear

(kɒˈlɪnɪə)
1. (Mathematics) lying on the same straight line
2. (Mathematics) having a common line
collinearity n

## col•lin•e•ar

(kəˈlɪn i ər, koʊ-)

lying in the same straight line.
[1720–30]
col•lin`e•ar′i•ty, n.

## col·lin·e·ar

(kə-lĭn′ē-ər)
Mathematics
1. Sharing a common line, such as two intersecting planes.
2. Lying on the same line, such as a set of points.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adj. 1 collinear - lying on the same linelinear, one-dimensional - of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear measurement"
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## collinear

[kɒˈlɪnɪəʳ] adj (Math) (points) → collineare
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