affine
See also: affiné
EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
from Latin affinis (“connected with”)
PronunciationEdit
 IPA^{(key)}: /əˈfaɪn/
AdjectiveEdit
affine (comparative more affine, superlative most affine)
 (mathematics) Assigning finite values to finite quantities.
 (mathematics) Of a function, expressible as (which is not linear, but is similar).
 (mathematics) Of or pertaining to a transformation that maps parallel lines to parallel lines and finite points to finite points.
 (comparable, chemistry) Having mutual affinity, of two materials.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
describing a kind of functions

pertaining to transformations that preserves parallel lines and finite points
NounEdit
affine (plural affines)
 (genealogy) A relative by marriage.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
VerbEdit
affine (thirdperson singular simple present affines, present participle affining, simple past and past participle affined)
 To refine.
FrenchEdit
VerbEdit
affine
 firstperson singular present indicative of affiner
 thirdperson singular present indicative of affiner
 firstperson singular present subjunctive of affiner
 firstperson singular present subjunctive of affiner
 secondperson singular imperative of affiner
ItalianEdit
EtymologyEdit
AdjectiveEdit
affine m, f (masculine and feminine plural affini)
NounEdit
affine m, f (plural affini)
 inlaw
 similar product
LatinEdit
AdjectiveEdit
affīne
 nominative neuter singular of affīnis
 accusative neuter singular of affīnis
 vocative neuter singular of affīnis