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 for non-linear
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  nonlinear \nonlinear\ adj.
     1. (Math.) Not depictable graphically as a straight line; not
        changing by a constant amount for each unit of time,
        distance, or other independent variable. Opposite of
        linear.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     2. (Math.) Containing variables of greater than the first
        degree; -- of an equation. Opposite of linear.
        [PJC]
  
     3. (Physics) Represented by equations containing variables of
        greater than the first degree; -- of physical processes or
        relationships. Opposite of linear.
        [PJC]

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