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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
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Curvilinear

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

[′kər·və′lin·ē·ər]
(science and technology)
Pertaining to curved lines, as in curvilinear coordinates or curvilinear motion.
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Los tres momentos de la interpretacion curvilineal se denominaron fase o pendiente descendente (1869-1914), fase de estancamiento (1914-1947) y fase o pendiente ascendente (1947-1970/1990).