Nonlinear vs Superstatistics - What's the difference?

nonlinear | superstatistics |


As an adjective nonlinear

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

As a noun superstatistics is

(mathematics|physics) a branch of statistical mechanics that studies certain nonlinear systems.

nonlinear

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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

    superstatistics

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia superstatistics) (-)
  • (mathematics, physics) A branch of statistical mechanics that studies certain nonlinear systems