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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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Curvilinearity between Marital Satisfaction and Father Involvement
Finally, we point out that curvilinearity is a potential cause of spurious moderator effects (see Lubinski & Humphreys, 1990; MacCallum & Mar, 1995).
where x represents either PG[R.sub.S] or EG[R.sub.S], and parameters a and b represent the initial slope and the curvilinearity of the K[N.sub.P]-PG[R.sub.S] or K[N.sub.P]-EG[R.sub.S] relationship, respectively.
Saiber argues that, "when the Cena is read with its curvilinearity placed in relief, the text's shape itself emerges as a vehicle for the scientific, ethical, political, aesthetic, religious, and psychological ideals that inhabit it" (121).
And then that spins off, as you might expect, into subtexts that are really rather specific--natural light, water, the presence of water, curvilinearity, organic forms, because most of our design aesthetics--not always--but most our design aesthetics frequently come from nature.
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If the quadratic term produced a significant increase in fit, we considered the relationship to have significant curvilinearity (Sokal & Rohlf 1995, p.
This curvilinearity was tested by including drinking frequency squared to a bivariate logistic regression of the LSA 13-14-drinking frequency relationship.
"I would rather die sooner than live with a poor quality of life." These comments suggest that this hypothesis of curvilinearity is one worthy of investigation and could help to explain why some earlier empirical work has failed to find a significant relationship between adherence and severity of illness (for example, Eldred et al., 1998).
First, however, signs of non-normality, curvilinearity, non-constant error variance, and outliers were investigated.
Every one of the five continuous variables in the 11-term full models exhibited significant and meaningful curvilinearity, and categorical terms with multiple levels, such as education, exhibited nonlinear step patterns suggestive of curves.
These folds have curvilinear hinge-lines that show an increase in curvilinearity toward the Fredericton Fault, coincident with a tightening of the interlimb angle.