The appearance or properties of a function, graph,
or geometric figure in
the immediate neighborhood of a particular
point. Usually this refers to any
appearance or property that becomes more apparent as you zoom
in on the point.
as you zoom in to the graph of y = x2 at
any point, the graph looks more and more like a line.
Thus we say that y = x2 is
locally linear. We say this even though
the graph is not actually a