affine[ə fīn′, a-]
- affinal adjective
Origin: ; from Classical Latin affinis: see affinity
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- Of or relating to a transformation of coordinates that is equivalent to a linear transformation followed by a translation.
- Of or relating to the geometry of affine transformations.
Origin: French affin, closely related, from Old French; see affined.