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See definition of rectilinear on Dictionary.com
  • as insquare
  • as instraight

synonyms for rectilinear

  • rectangular
  • equilateral
  • foursquare
  • quadrate
  • quadratic
  • squared
  • boxlike
  • boxy
  • equal-sided
  • orthogonal
  • quadratical
  • right-angled
  • squarish
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How to use rectilinear in a sentence

De Rossi has prepared a map of the principal part of it, divided into fifteen rectilinear and generally rectangular areas.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Just as the triangle is the simplest rectilinear figure of geometry, so also is it the simplest closed ornamental pattern.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
The largest of these is apparently the occasion of a slight deviation from its otherwise rectilinear course.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
The chief member of the cornice, directly beneath the gutter, by its great projection and rectilinear faces forming the drip.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
But Oughtred had invented also a rectilinear slide rule, a description of which appeared in 1633.
WILLIAM OUGHTREDFLORIAN CAJORI
About the same time Oughtred described a modified form of the rectilinear slide rule, to be used in London for gauging.
WILLIAM OUGHTREDFLORIAN CAJORI
The camera is furnished with either meniscus achromatic or rapid rectilinear lens.
KODAKS AND KODAK SUPPLIES, 1914CANADIAN KODAK COMPANY
The lens is a Rapid Rectilinear of the same high quality as those supplied with the preceding Kodaks.
KODAKS AND KODAK SUPPLIES, 1914CANADIAN KODAK COMPANY
In the draw-head mechanism, the pins move, while in contact with the fibres, in a rectilinear or straight path.
THE JUTE INDUSTRY: FROM SEED TO FINISHED CLOTHT. WOODHOUSE AND P. KILGOUR
Following our modern notions we should, perhaps, expect to find these causeways laid out upon an exactly rectilinear plan.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RECTILINEAR

  • boxlike
  • boxy
  • equal-sided
  • equilateral
  • foursquare
  • orthogonal
  • quadrate
  • quadratic
  • quadratical
  • rectangular
  • rectilinear
  • right-angled
  • squared
  • squarish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.