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  1. (genealogy) A relative by marriage.
verb (affines, affining, affined)
  1. To refine.
  1. (Mathematics) Assigning finite values to finite quantities.
  2. (mathematics) Describing a function expressible as f(x)=ax+b (which is not linear, but is similar).
  3. Of or pertaining to a transformation that maps parallel lines to parallel lines and finite points to finite points.

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