### Definition of Collinear

1. Adjective. Lying on the same line.

Similar to: Linear, One-dimensional

### Definition of Collinear

1. Adjective. lying on the same straight line ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Collinear

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### Literary usage of Collinear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"If 0, A, B are noncollinear, the result follows from Theorem 15, and if they are collinear, from Theorem 16. 43. Ratios of collinear vectors. ..."

2. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1891)
"4 are collinear, p lying between a and b, and the three & Fig. 4. points c, d, p are also collinear, d lying between c and p ; then a point q exists such ..."

3. Theoretical Kinematics by Oene Bottema, Bernard Roth (1990)
"collinear homologous points The cubic relationship obviously has singularities. ... If AI, A2, A3 are collinear the rank of the matrix (3.1) must be less ..."

4. The Principles and Methods of Geometrical Optics: Especially as Applied to by James Powell Cocke Southall (1910)
"When two collinear plane-fields are so situated relative to each other that they have in common a self-corresponding range of points, we have the special ..."

5. Elements of Quaternions by Arthur Sherburne Hardy (1881)
"If the planes of several quaternions intersect in, or are parallel to, a common line, they are said to be collinear. It follows that the axes of collinear ..."

6. The Outlines of Quaternions by Henry William Lovett Hime (1894)
"CHAPTER V THE VARIOUS KINDS OP QUATERNIONS 45°. collinear Quaternions. Quaternions whose planes intersect in, or are parallel to, ..."