Nonlinear vs Nonlinear - What's the difference?

nonlinear | nonlinear |


In of a set of points|lang=en terms the difference between nonlinear and nonlinear

is that nonlinear is (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line while nonlinear is (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line.

In chemistry|of a molecule|lang=en terms the difference between nonlinear and nonlinear

is that nonlinear is (chemistry|of a molecule) whose atoms do not lie in a straight line while nonlinear is (chemistry|of a molecule) whose atoms do not lie in a straight line.

In mathematics|of a function|lang=en terms the difference between nonlinear and nonlinear

is that nonlinear is (mathematics|of a function) having a product of independent variables, or a variable with an exponent not equal to one while nonlinear is (mathematics|of a function) having a product of independent variables, or a variable with an exponent not equal to one.

In of a system|lang=en terms the difference between nonlinear and nonlinear

is that nonlinear is (of a system) whose output is not directly proportional to its input while nonlinear is (of a system) whose output is not directly proportional to its input.

As adjectives the difference between nonlinear and nonlinear

is that nonlinear is (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line while nonlinear is (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line.

nonlinear

English

Alternative forms

* non-linear

Adjective

(-)
  • (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line
  • (chemistry, of a molecule) whose atoms do not lie in a straight line
  • (mathematics, of a function) having a product of independent variables, or a variable with an exponent not equal to one
  • (of a system) whose output is not directly proportional to its input
  • erratic and unpredictable; tending to jump back and forth
  • a film with a nonlinear plot

    Antonyms

    * linear

    Derived terms

    * nonlinearity

    nonlinear

    English

    Alternative forms

    * non-linear

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (of a set of points) not lying on a straight line
  • (chemistry, of a molecule) whose atoms do not lie in a straight line
  • (mathematics, of a function) having a product of independent variables, or a variable with an exponent not equal to one
  • (of a system) whose output is not directly proportional to its input
  • erratic and unpredictable; tending to jump back and forth
  • a film with a nonlinear plot

    Antonyms

    * linear

    Derived terms

    * nonlinearity