Linear numbers

Related to Linear numbers: Linear equations
(Math.) such numbers as have relation to length only: such is a number which represents one side of a plane figure. If the plane figure is square, the linear figure is called a root.

See also: Linear

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Earlier this month, Mark Lazarus, chairman, NBC Broad casting and Sports, predicted the Winter Olympics audience across all platforms will be higher overall than Sochi's, but the linear numbers will be "somewhat less" than the 2014 Games.
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