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synonyms for rectilineal

  • consecutive
  • nonstop
  • short
  • smooth
  • solid
  • straightforward
  • successive
  • true
  • beeline
  • direct
  • even
  • horizontal
  • invariable
  • level
  • perpendicular
  • plumb
  • right
  • running
  • square
  • upright
  • vertical
  • collinear
  • continuous
  • erect
  • in a line
  • in a row
  • in line
  • inflexible
  • like an arrow
  • lineal
  • linear
  • near
  • precipitous
  • rectilinear
  • sheer
  • through
  • unbent
  • unbroken
  • uncurled
  • undeviating
  • undistorted
  • uninterrupted
  • unrelieved
  • unswerving
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antonyms for rectilineal

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  • broken
  • deceitful
  • dishonest
  • indirect
  • intermittent
  • untrustworthy
  • changing
  • prone
  • uneven
  • unfair
  • varying
  • corrupt
  • curved
  • different
  • diluted
  • disordered
  • disorderly
  • disorganized
  • mixed
  • twisted
  • unconventional
  • unjust
  • untraditional
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How to use rectilineal in a sentence

The decoration was of the rectilineal type prevalent in that region.
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The New South Wales ornament, however, was always rectilineal.
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The curved and rectilineal figures on which we reason are our own creation, and have no existence exterior to the reasoning mind.
THE DIVORCE OF CATHERINE OF ARAGONJ.A. FROUDE
The following instructive experiment depends on the rectilineal propagation of light.
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From a given circle to cut off a segment containing an angle equal to a given rectilineal angle.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
In fact, I am not sure of having ever seen an equilateral or rectilineal triangle.
LECTURES ON THE TRUE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE GOODVICTOR COUSIN
Every body continues in a state of rest or of uniform rectilineal motion, unless affected by some extraneous force.
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It is partial to rectilineal deduction, actual becoming horrifies it.
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I began to see ways by which I might make the garden a little less rectilineal.
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The ancients were aware of the rectilineal propagation of light.
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