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linear equationnoun [C]

us   specialized
an equation (= a ​mathematicalstatement) with a ​result that, when it is put on a graph, ​forms a ​straightline
(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 (= ​mathematicalstatement) with a ​result that when it is put on a ​graph (= ​drawing)forms a ​straightline
(Definition of linear equation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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