- adjupset, agitated, anxious. In this sense the term arose in the language of com-puter specialists in the 1990s.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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non-linear — (adj.) also nonlinear, 1844, from NON (Cf. non ) + LINEAR (Cf. linear) … Etymology dictionary
non-linear — UK US (also nonlinear) adjective ► used to describe a process, series of events, etc. in which one thing does not clearly or directly follow from another: »a non linear career path/system/narrative »Researchers say that nonlinear thinking may be… … Financial and business terms
non-linear — also nonlinear ADJ If you describe something as non linear, you mean that it does not progress or develop smoothly from one stage to the next in a logical way. Instead, it makes sudden changes, or seems to develop in different directions at the… … English dictionary
non-linear — UK / US adjective 1) not moving in one direction, or not changing in one way at a regular speed non linear patterns of growth 2) not telling a story in the order in which events happened a non linear novel … English dictionary
non-linear — adjective 1》 not linear. 2》 Mathematics designating or involving an equation including terms not of the first degree. Derivatives non linearity noun non linearly adverb … English new terms dictionary
non-linear — adj. not linear, esp. with regard to dimension … Useful english dictionary
Non-linear least squares — is the form of least squares analysis which is used to fit a set of m observations with a model that is non linear in n unknown parameters (m > n). It is used in some forms of non linear regression. The basis of the method is to… … Wikipedia
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Non-linear sigma model — In quantum field theory, a nonlinear σ model describes a scalar field Σ which takes on values in a nonlinear manifold called the target manifold T. The target manifold is equipped with a Riemannian metric g. Σ is a differentiable map from… … Wikipedia