Pronunciation: (lin"ē-ar'i-tē), [key]
1. the property, quality, or state of being linear.
2. Television.the accuracy with which the shapes in a televised image are reproduced on the screen of a receiving set.
3. Electronics.the measure of the extent to which a certain response is directly proportional to the applied excitation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.