Definitions for "Non-Linear"
A style of storytelling in which plot does not unfold chronologically (e.g. Go, Pulp Fiction, Rashomon). One or two flashbacks does not make a film non-linear, but an extended flashback might (e.g. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon).
Refers to a device or process in which the output is not directly proportional to the input. Often used in the satellite communication context to refer to the (undesirable) characteristics of practical high power amplifiers.
Anything other than linear. A non-linear relationship between the input and output of an amplifier, loudspeaker, or whatever creates harmonic and intermodulation distortion.
A composition in which mass is the dominant element in defining form (as opposed to line). See also Painterly.
Keywords:  vary, factors, basis, relationship, two
A relationship between two factors that does not vary on a 1 to 1 basis.