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Webster 1913 Edition
Affine
Affine′
,Verb.
T.
To refine.
[Obs.]
Holland.
Definition 2024
affine
affine
See also: affiné
English
Adjective
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 terms
Derived terms

Translations
describing a kind of functions
pertaining to transformations that preserves parallel lines and finite points
Noun
affine (plural affines)
 (genealogy) A relative by marriage.
Synonyms
Derived terms
Verb
affine (thirdperson singular simple present affines, present participle affining, simple past and past participle affined)
 To refine.
French
Verb
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
Italian
Etymology
Adjective
affine m, f (masculine and feminine plural affini)
Noun
affine m, f (plural affini)
 inlaw
 similar product