- noun the shape of the frequency response curve of a device such as a microphone or A/D converter. If the curve is straight, the device is very accurate, if it is not, the device is introducing frequency distortion.
- The characteristic or condition of being linear.
- The extent to which linearity (1) exists.
- In TV, the extent to which the presented image is free of geometric distortion.
- (written as Linearity)
A process or equation that can be expressed in a linear equation having the form:
X = a + bY,
where b, the slope of the straight line relating X and Y, is a constant and a is a constant intercept.