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nonlinear

adjective Not linear, random
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nonlinear

(non″lin′ē-ăr)
Not linear; not obeying a linear relationship. In mathematics, a linear equation may be given in the form y = mx + b, where x is the independent variable, and y is the dependent variable. A nonlinear relationship cannot be represented by such an equation.
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