### Affine

An equation that can be written in terms of matrix-vector multiplication and vector addition.
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### Affine

AfÂ·fine' transitive verb [ French affiner to refine; ... (L. ad ) + fin fine. See Fine .] To refine. [ Obsolete] Holland.
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### affine

adjective (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations
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### affine

noun (anthropology) kin by marriage
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### affine

adjective, describing a function with a constant slope. Distinguished from linear which sometimes is meant to imply that the function has no constant term; that it is zero when the independent variables are zero. An affine function may have a nonzero value when the independent variables are zero. Examples: y = 2x is linear in x, whereas y = 2x + 7 ...
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### Affine

• (v. t.) To refine.
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### Affine

(1) The French word meaning to finish or refine. A washed-rind cheese, for example, may be affine au marc de borgogne, meaning the rind has been washed with marc, a white brandy made from grape pomace during curing. (2) The process of curing cheeses. (3) One who finishes or cures cheese would be an affineur.
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### affine

a relation by marriage
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