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lin·e·ar·i·ty

(lin'ē-ar'ĭ-tē),
A relationship between two quantities whereby a change in one causes a directly proportional change in the other.
[L. linearis, linear, fr. linea, line]

linearity

Statistics A straight line relation between 2 quantities, where when a value 'X' is ↑ or ↓, 'Y' is proportionately ↑ or ↓; linearity assumes that the relation between X and Y–abscissa and ordinate can be summarized in a straight line, known as a least-squares regression method

lin·e·ar·i·ty

(lin'ē-ar'i-tē)
A relationship between two quantities whereby a change in one causes a directly proportional change in the other.
[L. linearis, linear, fr. linea, line]
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LODs were calculated at S/N ratio of > 3 and LOQs were calculated as at S/N ratio >10 and low-residual linearity values.
In this case the [R.sup.2] reached 0.9980 and 0.8093 for East and Up components (see Table 2), respectively, while a maximum peak-to-peak deviation from the linearity was equal to: 2.3 and 0.9 cm.
For the analysis, in this work backlash non linearity of about 0.05% is considered for thermal system (Nanda, Kothari and Satsangi (1983); Hope and Malik (1982); Anand and Ebenezer Jeyakumar (2009 a); Anand and Ebenezer Jeyakumar (2009 b)).
In general, targets equal to one-half of the total error goal are used for the assessment of calibration verification, and one-quarter of the total error goal is used for the assessment of linearity.
The nonzero [g".sub.m] will deteriorate the [i.sub.DS] so as to degrade the linearity of the transconductor stage.
The null hypothesis of linearity can be illustrated in different ways.
If you find you are using less than 40% of barrel capacity, do not use that mold for this velocity linearity test, as the results may be useless.
All the variables shown in Figure 1 except throughput linearity were measured.
The use of potassium dichromate solvated in dilute perchloric acid is an established method for validating the absorbance scale and linearity of a spectrophotometer in the UV region.
This change in the perception of the dominant rhetorical trend (linearity /non-linearity) derives from the different perception that various authors, whose mother tongue is not English, have of their own language.
In the design of corrugated diaphragms, designer it is interested not only by the size of deformation, but also by the linearity of relation between deformations--pressure.
Over the past few decades, various linearity tests were proposed (Ramsey, 1969; Desoer and Wang, 1980; Billings and Voon, 1983; Brock et al., 1987; Nikolaou, 1993; Guay et al., 1995).