Fr.: taille linéaire
The real, physical size, as opposed to angular size.
Fr.: système linéaire
Physics: A → dynamical system whose evolution is a linear process. If a change in any variable at some initial time produces a change in the same or some other variable at some later time, twice as large a change at the same initial time will produce twice as large a change at the same later time.
Fr.: vitesse linéaire
The rate of change of the position of an object that is traveling along a straight path. In other words, the velocity of an object when its moving direction is not changing. For a given → angular velocity (ω), the linear velocity v of the particle is directly proportional to the distance of the particle from the center of the circular path: v = ω ×r.
The property, condition, or state of being linear.
A process of reduction to linear form by appropriate change of variables or by approximation.
Verbal noun of → linearize.
To make linear; give linear form to.
linearized differential equation
hamugeš-e degarsâneyi-ye xatti
Fr.: équation différentielle linéarisée
A differential equation that has been derived from an original nonlinear equation.
In a manner characterized by first-degree algebraic terms.
Adverb of → linear.
Fr.: linéairement dépendant
A set of objects x1, x2, ..., xn (→ vectors, → matrices, → polynomials, etc.) on a given set if there is a linear combination of them: a1x1 + a2x2 + ... + anxn, which is zero, but at least one of the coefficients is non-zero. For example the binomials (2x + y) and (6x + 3y) are linearly dependent, since 3(2x + y) - (6x + 3y) = 0.
Fr.: linéairement indépendant
1) A set of objects x1, x2, ..., xn
(→ vectors, → matrices,
→ polynomials, etc.) if it si not
→ linearly dependent.
linearly polarized light
nur-e qotbide-ye xatti
Fr.: lumière polarisée linéairement
Light exhibiting → linear polarization.
A type of galactic nucleus that is defined by its spectral line emission. The lines are very weak, the most prominent ones being from low ionization states (such as [O II], [N II], [S II] and [OI]). There is so far no generally accepted interpretation of the spectra of liners. It is likely that galaxies of different histories may have their nuclei with liner-type spectra. → retired galaxy.
Short for → Low-Ionization Nuclear Emission-line Region. The term liner was first introduced by T. M. Heckman (1980, A&A 87, 152).
xatt-pahnâ (#), pahnâ-ye xatt (#)
Fr.: largeur de raie
1) The range of frequencies or wavelengths over which
radiations are absorbed or emitted in a transition between a specific
pair of atomic energy levels. The full width is determined between
half-power points of the line.
Fr.: variable linguistique
zabânik (#), zabânšenâsi (#)
1) General: Anything serving to connect one part or thing with another;
a bond or tie.
From M.E. link(e), of Scandinavian origin; akin to O.Dan. lænkia "chain;" Old Norse hlekkr "chain;" Ger. Gelenk "joint."
Peyvand "join, union," from peyvandidan, peyvastan "to join, connect;" Mid.Pers. peywand, peywastan "connection, offspring; to join, connect, attach," from *pati-basta-, from suffix pati- (Mid.Pers. pât-,from O.Pers. paity "agaist, back, opposite to, toward, face to face, in front of," Av. paiti, akin to Skt. práti "toward, against, again, back, in return, opposite," Pali pati-, Gk. proti, pros "face to face with, toward, in addition to, near;" PIE *proti) + basta- "tied, shut" (Av./O.Pers. band- "to bind, fetter," banda- "band, tie," Skt. bandh- "to bind, tie, fasten," PIE *bhendh- "to bind," cf. Ger. binden, E. bind), cf. Skt. prati-bandh- "to tie."
peyvand, ham-payvandi (#)
1) General: An act or mode of linking; the fact of being linked.
From → link + -age a suffix of abstract nouns from O.Fr.
A large, usually tawny-yellow cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa and southern Asia, having a tufted tail and, in the male, a large mane (dictionary.com).
M.E., from O.Fr., variant of leon, from L. leon- (stem of leo), from Gk. leon.
Mid.Pers. šagr "lion;" cf. Parth. šarg; Sogd. šarγu "lion;" its O.Pers. and Av. forms are not extant. Šir may be cognate with Skt. kēsarin- "lion; literally maned," from kēsar- "mane;" PIE *kaisar- "mane; hairs." If so, šir could be related to PIE *kaisaraka-, provided that the the initial *kai- is dropped and *saraka- has transformed in *sarg, šarg, šir.
Fr.: théorème de Liouville
A key theorem in statistical mechanics of classical systems which states that the motion of phase-space points defined by Hamilton's equations conserves phase-space volume.
After Joseph Liouville (1809-1882), a French mathematician; → theorem.
1) The act or process of liquefying or making liquid.