Definition of bilinear in English:


Syllabification: bi·lin·e·ar
Pronunciation: /bīˈlinēər


  • 1 rare Of, relating to, or contained by two straight lines.
  • 2Of, relating to, or denoting a function of two variables that is linear and homogeneous in both independently.
    More example sentences
    • Bromwich also made useful contributions to quadratic and bilinear forms and many consider his algebraic work to be his finest.
    • Along with a team of mathematicians, Gottman has developed what he calls bilinear influence functions.
    • D' Ovidio also included in these lectures results of Veronese on projective geometry and of Weierstrass on bilinear and quadratic forms.

More definitions of bilinear

Definition of bilinear in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space