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rectilinearmore about rectilinear


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rectilineal  \Rec`ti*lin"e*al\  (-l?n"?*al),  Rectilinear 
  \Rec`ti*lin"e*ar\  (-l?n"?*?r),  a.  [Recti-  +  lineal,  linear.] 
  Straight;  consisting  of  a  straight  line  or  lines;  bounded  by 
  straight  lines;  as  a  rectineal  angle;  a  rectilinear  figure 
  or  course.  --  {Rec`ti*lin"e*al*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Rec`ti*lin"e*ar*ly},  adv 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  characterized  by  a  straight  line  or  lines;  "rectilinear 
  patterns  in  wallpaper";  "the  rectilinear  propagation  of 
  light"  [syn:  {rectilineal}] 

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