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curvilinear

adjective cur·vi·lin·ear \ˌkər-və-ˈli-nē-ər\

Definition of CURVILINEAR

1
:  consisting of or bounded by curved lines :  represented by a curved line
2
:  marked by flowing tracery <curvilinear Gothic>
cur·vi·lin·ear·i·ty \-ˌli-nē-ˈer-ə-tē, -ˈa-rə-\ noun

Origin of CURVILINEAR

Latin curvus + linea line
First Known Use: 1696

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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