affine definition

  • adjective:
    • Mathematics Of or regarding a transformation of coordinates which equal to a linear change followed by a translation.
    • Mathematics Of or concerning the geometry of affine changes.
    • Assigning finite values to finite volumes.
    • explaining a function expressible as (that is perhaps not linear, it is comparable).
    • Of or regarding a transformation that maps parallel outlines to parallel outlines and finite things to finite things.
    • Having mutual affinity, of two materials.
    • (anthropology) relevant by relationship
    • (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine changes
  • noun:
    • a family member by wedding.
    • A relative by marriage; one akin.
    • (anthropology) kin by relationship
  • verb:
    • To refine.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To improve.
  • others:
    • Related; akin; affined.
    • To improve. Holland.

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