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curvilinear

, curvilineal
1. consisting of, bounded by, or characterized by a curved line
2. along a curved line
3. Maths (of a set of coordinates) determined by or determining a system of three orthogonal surfaces

Curvilinear

Forms that are bounded by or characterized by curved lines, whether geometric or free-flowing.

curvilinear

[′kər·və′lin·ē·ər]
(science and technology)
Pertaining to curved lines, as in curvilinear coordinates or curvilinear motion.
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Children residing in grid-pattern and curvilinear neighbourhoods consistently accumulated higher MVPA and lower SB than children living in fractured-grid pattern neighbourhoods.
Curvilinear rock art is the most varied form of rock art in terms of motif design.
THE EXTREMALS OF THE FUNCTIONALS REPRESENTED BY PATH-INDEPENDENT CURVILINEAR INTEGRALS
Based on the balance of the forces acting on the vehicle, the torques and kinematical conditions, the following represents the matrix form of the differential equation characterizing vehicle's curvilinear behaviour, valid also in case of linear movement:
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In order to investigate both linear and curvilinear associations, we transformed the family of origin variables into both linear and curvilinear variables.
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The C-Series sensor provides precise curvilinear measurements in relevant applications.
This paper introduces the Sinc-Galerkin method for the Poisson problem in one type of curvilinear coordinate domain and shows an example of the numerical results.
Jostling curvilinear forms appear and juxtapositions of shape, color, and texture become ever more eccentric.
Stone tablets more commonly feature curvilinear cup and ring carvings.
The motifs appear to be unique among rock art of the late Neolithic/early Bronze Age, which is dominated by curvilinear cup-and-ring marks