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Definition of the adjective affine

What does affine mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations
  2. (anthropology) related by marriage

Alternative definition of the adjective affine


  1. [mathematics] Assigning finite values to finite quantities.
  2. [mathematics] Describing a function expressible as f(\vec x)= A \vec x + \vec b (which is not linear, but is similar).
  3. [mathematics] Of or pertaining to a transformation that maps parallel lines to parallel lines and finite points to finite points.
  4. [comparable, chemistry] Having mutual affinity, of two materials.

Definition of the noun affine

What does affine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: affines

  1. (anthropology) kin by marriage

Definition of the verb affine

What does affine mean as a doing word?


  1. To refine.


Affine est une société française spécialisée dans l'immobilier d'entreprise. Elle possède diverses filiales dans différents métiers de l'immobilier : foncière de valorisation avec, foncière spécialisée dans l'immobilier d'entreprise parisien, ingénierie logistique, développement immobilier, centres d'affaires et immobilier commercial. Elle a été créée en 1990.

Phrases with Affine

Phrases starting with the word Affine:

  1. Affine group
  2. Affine space

Phrases ending with the word Affine:

  1. Co-Affine
  2. Acer Affine
  3. Apion Affine
  4. Bryum affine
  5. Ethon Affine
  6. Linum Affine
  7. Mnium affine
  8. Piper Affine
  9. Ribes Affine
  10. Sedum Affine
  11. Agonum affine
  12. Allium Affine
  13. Becium Affine
  14. Cloeon Affine
  15. Eocuma Affine
  16. exacum affine
  17. Lamium Affine
  18. Lilium Affine

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Affine

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Google previewFourier Analysis and Imaging (2012)

by Ronald Bracewell

The adjective affine means a close relationship that is finite—in other words, a oneto-one correspondence where any finite point transforms into a finite point. The finiteto-finite property is not possessed by projection from one plane to another ...

Google previewGravitation and Spacetime (2013)

by Hans C. Ohanian, Remo Ruffini

Such changes in a vector produced by parallel transport characterize the affine geometry (the word affine means connected and ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Mathematics (2012)

Affine Transformation ¥ Shearing Orientation and Handedness ¥ Orientation and Handedness. uniform way by using matrices. The result (,)xy′′ of applying a Euclidean transformation to a point (,)xy is given by the formula (,) (,) xy xyAb ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

Affine Transformation An affine transform is the most basic linear transformation model and is defined by the following equations: u = β0 + β1x + β2y v = β3 + β4x + β5y, where (u, v) are coordinates in the target system, (x, y) are the coordinates ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (2012)

by Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

AFFINE TRANSFORMATION A shifted linear transformation. An affine transformation on an n-dimensional vector ...

Google previewMcgraw-Hill Dictionary Of Mathematics, 2 (2004)

by Tmh

affine connection A structure on an n-dimensional space that, for any pair of neighboring points P and Q, specifies a rule whereby a definite vector at Q is associated with each vector at P-, the two vectors are said to be parallel.

Google previewThe VNR Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics (2012)

by W. Gellert

A perspective affine mapping in the plane is uniquely determined by the axis of affinity and a pair of points that correspond under the mapping. &" On the drawing -board there is a perspective affine relationship between the plan and elevation ...

Google previewDictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy (2001)

by Richard A. Matzner

the affine connection possesses the following transformation rule: ∂xα ∂xτ ∂ 2xτ ∂xβ∂xγ α βγ = ∂xα ∂xμ ∂xν ∂xβ ∂xλ ∂xγ μ νλ + while for an arbitrary tensor ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (2008)

Fourth edition by David Nelson

affine geometry The ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1N1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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