Definition of rectilinear
- rectilinear motion
- the rectilinear skyline of a modern city
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the rectilinear skyline of a modern city
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First Known Use: 1651See Words from the same year
: made with straight lines : having many straight lines
Britannica English: Translation of rectilinear for Arabic speakers
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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