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Linear A

Definition of the noun linear a

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noun

  1. an undeciphered writing system used in Crete in the 17th century B.C.

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proper noun

  1. a syllabary used to write the as-yet-undeciphered Minoan language, and an apparent predecessor to other scripts, such as Linear B

Explanation

  1. Linear A is one of two scripts used in ancient Crete before Mycenaean Greek Linear B, the second being Cretan hieroglyphs. In Minoan times, before the Mycenaean Greek dominion, Linear A was the official script for the palaces and cults and hieroglyphs were mainly used on seals. These three scripts were discovered and named by Arthur Evans. In 1952, Michael Ventris discovered that Linear B was being used to write the early form of Greek now known as Mycenaean.
    • also known as 线形文字A
  2. Linear A is a Unicode block containing the characters of the ancient, undeciphered Linear A.

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Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering (1999)

by Phillip A. Laplante

linear a circuit or element in which the output spectrum is proportional through gain(s), attenu- ation(s) and delay(s) to the input spectrum, and in which no spectral shift, conversion or generation takes place.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Archaeology (1983)

by Ruth Whitehouse

Linear A. Script ...

Google previewA dictionary of domestic medicine and household surgery. Revised (1866)

by Spencer Thomson

U to linear a ntlle staple ointment, or freah lard, over one of ...

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