curvilinear(redirected from curvilineal)
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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
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(science and technology)
Pertaining to curved lines, as in curvilinear coordinates or curvilinear motion.
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