# linear operator

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**linear operator** (*plural* **linear operators**)

- (mathematics, functional analysis) An operator L such that for functions
*f*and*g*and scalar λ, L (*f*+*g*) = L*f*+ L*g*and L λ*f*= λ L*f*.

**linear operator** (*plural* **linear operators**)

- (mathematics, functional analysis) An operator L such that for functions
*f*and*g*and scalar λ, L (*f*+*g*) = L*f*+ L*g*and L λ*f*= λ L*f*.