rectilinearity love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being rectilinear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being rectilinear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The condition of being rectilinear

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That would at least mitigate its serious lack of "prim rectilinearity."

    Rectilinear or Obtuse? Cycling in the Media

  • That would at least mitigate its serious lack of "prim rectilinearity."

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Images are represented by measurements of their fractal dimension, fractal model fit, anisotropy, and rectilinearity.

    Posthuman Blues

  • Images are represented by measurements of their fractal dimension, fractal model fit, anisotropy, and rectilinearity.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • It would be a waste of time, in the present state of science, to controvert this hypothesis, as it is now admitted that even if the rush of a diluvial current, invented for the occasion and wholly without analogy in the known course of nature, be granted, it would be inadequate to explain the uniformity, parallelism, persistency, and rectilinearity of the so-called glacial furrows.

    The Antiquity of Man

  • So it is with the rectilinearity or undulatory motion of light; -- I believe both; though philosophy has as yet but imperfectly ascertained the conditions of their alternate existence, or the laws by which they are regulated.

    Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • Instead of a rationalist rectilinearity, he enriched the Case House with oblique lines and diagonals, a trademark of his mentors'approaches to composition.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • I like to highlight rectilinearity (see the image below, taken with D80/Sigma 10-20), so this is a key issue.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • I like to highlight rectilinearity (see the image below, taken with D80/Sigma 10-20), so this is a key issue.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • Instead, it embraces the modularity and the rectilinearity of the original, but in a manner far more refined and far more suited to our contemporary sensibilities.

    New York Sun - All Articles

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