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

Definition of curvilinear

  1. 1 :  consisting of or bounded by curved lines :  represented by a curved line

  2. 2 :  marked by flowing tracery <curvilinear Gothic>


play \-ˌli-nē-ˈer-ə-tē, -ˈa-rə-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of curvilinear

Latin curvus + linea line

First Known Use: 1696

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