Definition of Collinearity

1. Noun. The condition of being collinear ¹



2. Noun. The extent to which something is collinear ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Collinearity

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Medical Definition of Collinearity

1. The phenomona that the orderings of the corresponding elements of DNA, the RNA transcribed from it, and the amino acid translated from the RNA are identical. Origin: L. Collineo, to direct in a straight line (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collinearity

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Literary usage of Collinearity

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1. Elements of Quaternions by William Rowan Hamilton (1899)
"... we see that the condition of collinearity of the three points А, в, с, in the given plane OAB, is expressed by the formula, a + b + с = 0. ..."

2. Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1895)
"Concurrence and collinearity. Theorem 10. If X, Y, Z are three points on the sides a, b, c, respectively, of a triangle ABC, such that the perpendiculars to ..."

3. Chapters on the Modern Geometry of the Point, Line, and Circle: Being the by Richard Townsend (1863)
"... regarded as criteria of the collinearity of three points X, Y, Z on the sides, and of the concurrence of these lines AX, BY, CZ through the vertices, ..."

4. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1900)
"... MA)—Show that the collinearity of the mid-points of the diagonals of a complete quadrilateral is an immediate deduction from MENELAUS' theorem, viz., ..."

5. Euclid Revised: Containing the Essentials of the Elements of Plane Geometry by Euclid (1890)
"... ii—CONCURRENCY AND collinearity. I THEOREM (1)—IfX, Y, Z are points in the sides BC, CA, AB of a triangle ABC, such that the perpendiculars to the sides ..."

6. New Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1900)
"CONCURRENCE AND collinearity. PROPOSITION XXXI. 323. Theorem. If X, Y, Z are three points on the sides a, b, c, respectively, of a triangle ABC, ..."

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