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tr.v. lin·e·ar·ized, lin·e·ar·iz·ing, lin·e·ar·iz·es
To put or project in linear form.

lin′e·ar·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈlɪnɪərˌaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to make or represent as linear
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Verb1.linearize - make linear or get into a linear form; "a catalyst linearizes polyethylene"
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
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