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Examples of rectilinear in a Sentence
the rectilinear skyline of a modern city
Recent Examples of rectilinear from the Web
There are signs of Hans Hofmann’s push-pull forms and rectilinear compositions reminiscent of Myron Stout and Burgoyne Diller.
When rating photos in a circle-themed mission, the buttons are circular, while the square mission has a rectilinear motif.
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Origin and Etymology of rectilinear
Late Latin rectilineus, from Latin rectus + linea line
First Known Use: 1651
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Definition of rectilinear for English Language Learners
: made with straight lines : having many straight lines
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