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rectilinear

, rectilineal
1. in, moving in, or characterized by a straight line or lines
2. consisting of, bounded by, or formed by a straight line or lines

Rectilinear

Forming, formed by, or characterized by straight lines.

rectilinear

[¦rek·tə′lin·ē·ər]
(mathematics)
Consisting of or bounded by lines.
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Curved crumpled sheets of copper, a bare twig, two-plane angular forms in Plexiglas, two-plane forms in torn sheets of wood veneer, rectilinearly bent brass rods, construction paper, simple angular mat-board structures, concrete fragments, and a piece of raw meat--his five arrangements of these small objects for the series "Only After Dark," 2007, could never plausibly be presented as sculpture.
The time to ignition was delayed rectilinearly as the amount of chemicals increased.
WO1 was excluded in subsequent analyses because its CL response increased rectilinearly and the linearity of its dose response was low (Table 1).