lineation

play
noun lin·e·a·tion \ˌli-nē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of lineation

  1. 1a :  the action of marking with lines :  delineationb :  outline

  2. 2 :  an arrangement of lines

Origin and Etymology of lineation

Middle English lineacion outline, from Latin lineation-, lineatio, from lineare to mark with lines, from linea


Learn More about lineation


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lineation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to reach the highest or a decisive point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!