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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rectilinear, rectilinealadjective

    characterized by a straight line or lines

    "rectilinear patterns in wallpaper"; "the rectilinear propagation of light"


  1. rectilineal

    Rectilineal refers to moving in, forming, bounded by, characterized by or following a straight line. It typically describes things related to geometry, like figures, shapes, or paths.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rectilinealadjective

    alt. of Rectilinear

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rectilineal

    rek-ti-lin′ē-al, adj. bounded by straight lines: straight—also Rectilin′ear.—adv. Rectilin′eally.—n. Rectilinear′ity, the state or quality of being right-lined.—adv. Rectilin′early, in a right line.—n. Rectilin′earness. [L. rectus, straight, linea, a line.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rectilineal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rectilineal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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