As adjectives the difference between linear and overdamped
is that
linear is linear (in mathematics, of firstdegree polynomial) while
overdamped is (physicsof a linear dynamic system) possessing a damping ratio greater than 1.
linear Adjective
( en adjective)
Having the form of a line; straight.
Of or relating to lines.
Made in a stepbystep, logical manner.
(botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
(mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form $y\; =\; ax\; +\; b$.
(physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).
Related terms
* interlineal
* interlinear
* lineal
See also
* quadratic
* cubic
* quartic
* quintic
* linear algebra
* areal
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overdamped English
Adjective
( en adjective)
(physics, of a linear dynamic system) Possessing a damping ratio greater than 1.
