Meaning of “linear equation” in the English Dictionary

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linear equationnoun [ C ]

/ˌlɪn.i.ər ɪˈkweɪ.ʒən/ us /ˌlɪn.i.ɚ ɪˈkweɪ.ʒən/ specialized

an equation (= a mathematical statement) with a result that, when it is put on a graph, forms a straight line

(Definition of “linear equation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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linear equationnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɪn·i·ər ɪˈkweɪ·ʃən /

algebra an equation (= mathematical statement) with a result that when it is put on a graph (= drawing) forms a straight line

(Definition of “linear equation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)