Definition of Nonlinear:

  1. Non-sequential or non-step by step.

  2. Equation which, when plotted on a graph, does not trace a straight line but a curve.

  3. Of or denoting digital editing whereby a sequence of edits is stored on computer as opposed to videotape, thus facilitating further editing.

  4. Not denoting, involving, or arranged in a straight line.

  5. Not linear, sequential, or straightforward; random.

Synonyms of Nonlinear

Unmethodical, Uncoordinated, Undirected, Disorganized, Unarranged, Unplanned, Unpremeditated, Indiscriminate

How to use Nonlinear in a sentence?

  1. I like stories that are told in a nonlinear fashion because it gives me more to think about and gives me less control.
  2. And you will need a three machine edit suite or a non-linear computer editing system to achieve this.
  3. Joyces stream-of-consciousness, nonlinear narrative.
  4. When you are dealing with a nonlinear equation you must figure out the hidden variables and try to change them.
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was the first game in the Call of Duty series to a contain an open nonlinear story.

Meaning of Nonlinear & Nonlinear Definition