As adjectives the difference between linear and overdamped
is that linear
is linear (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial) while overdamped
is (physics|of a linear dynamic system) possessing a damping ratio greater than 1.
Having the form of a line; straight.
Of or relating to lines.
Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.
(botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
(mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form .
(physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).
* linear algebra
(physics, of a linear dynamic system) Possessing a damping ratio greater than 1.