Definition of sublinear in English:

sublinear

adjective

  • 1Botany and Zoology. Almost linear.

  • 2Of punctuation, diacritics, etc.: placed below the line of printing or writing. Opposed to superlinear.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor. From sub- + linear.

Pronunciation

sublinear

/ˌsʌbˈlɪnɪə/