Definitions for lineal
ˈlɪn i əllin·eal
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word lineal.
in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
"lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
arranged in a line
Of a family relationship that includes mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, daughters, and sons, etc. as opposed to collateral.
Etymology: From linealis, from linea; see line.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: linealis, from linea, Latin.
When any thing is mathematically demonstrated weak, it is much more mechanically weak; errors ever occurring more easily in the management of gross materials than lineal designs. Henry Wotton, Architecture.
To re-establish, de facto, the right of lineal succession to paternal government, is to put a man in possession of that government which his fathers did enjoy, and he by lineal succession had a right to. John Locke.
Peace be to France, if France in peace permit
Our just and lineal ent’rance to our own. William Shakespeare, K. John.
Queen Isabel, his grandmother,
Was lineal of the lady Ermengere. William Shakespeare, Henry V.
O that your brows my laurel had sustain’d!
Well had I been depos’d if you had reign’d:
The father had descended for the son;
For only you are lineal to the throne. Dryden.
Lineal refers to a direct line of descent or ancestry, in a direct succession from an ancestor. It describes a sequence or progression along a straight or linear path. Lineal also pertains to something that is arranged in, characterized by, or of the nature of a line.
descending in a direct line from an ancestor; hereditary; derived from ancestors; -- opposed to collateral; as, a lineal descent or a lineal descendant
inheriting by direct descent; having the right by direct descent to succeed (to)
composed of lines; delineated; as, lineal designs
in the direction of a line; of or pertaining to a line; measured on, or ascertained by, a line; linear; as, lineal magnitude
Etymology: [L. linealis belonging to a line, fr. linea line: cf. F. linal. See 3d Line.]
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Etymology: From the web
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The numerical value of lineal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of lineal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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