Definition of 'linear'
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Don't expect a linear narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Early ideas had envisaged a mobile linear defence. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)The clean linear design complements its historic surroundings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The gameplay is good but the plot and the narrative 's linear nature offer little replay value and the game is very short. The Sun (2011)Or do they just mean it's incredibly boring and goes on for so long that it seems to defy the concept of linear time? The Sun (2015)Students will cover key concepts including algebra, linear equations, ratios and rounding. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They found it jumped about, the narrative wasn't linear and it was quite confusing and gloomy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'linear'
British English: linear ADJECTIVE
A linear process or development is one in which something changes or progresses straight from one stage to another, and has a starting point and an ending point.
...decisions that lead the story in various directions, rather than follow traditional linear storytelling.
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