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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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The results did not support the hypothesis of curvilinearity.
2] fold axes plunge and trend indicates the curvilinearity of the hinge-lines to these folds is a primary feature and not a fold interference pattern (Fig.
Cognizant of his curvilinearity, Rakim Allah reveals that when his present life is over, he will be interred in Cairo with his notebook, as is befitting a "great God from Egypt.
We also thank Stephen Tallman, Suma Athreye, Pedro Martins, Teresa da Silva Lopes, Sushanta Mallick, Richard Kneller and the anonymous referees careful reading of my paper and insightful comments and suggestions for improvement, particularly the issue of curvilinearity.
Miller, 2000, Curvilinearity in the Diversification-Performance Linkage: An Examination of Over Three Decades of Research, Strategic Management Journal, 21: 155-174.
The second model incorporated the squared CEO ownership term to test for curvilinearity.
Inspection of the data revealed no evidence of curvilinearity, multicolinearity, or singularity.
As we will soon see, the curvilinearity can be explained.
Similarly, in his deft use of curvilinearity the vantage often seems to shift or flip from a graphic signboard frontality to a diagrammatic pseudoflowchart overhead view.
In reality, it is curvilinear, and the SI method explicitly models this curvilinearity.
The 2 lines are described by Eqns 9 and 10; a log scale has been used on the x-axis to remove most of the curvilinearity.
powered terms (for example, the square or cube or an independent variable) are used to test curvilinearity