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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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A linearly tapered die is considered to relax the restrictions on residence time distribution required of the curvilinearly tapered coat-hanger die.
Potential fecundity increased curvilinearly with SL.
However, the plant plasticity did not fully compensate for reduced plant populations as seed yields reduced curvilinearly as plant populations decreased.
ColP] at P additions of 1000 mg P/kg, were curvilinearly related to [PBC.
Finally, Champoux (1992) tested the hypothesis that job complexity and affective outcomes are curvilinearly related, and that both GNS and context satisfactions interact with this curvilinear effect.
The lower panel illustrates functions for four subjects whose performances are curvilinearly related to treatments.
For all berry sizes and presentations, intake rate during an entire foraging bout increased curvilinearly with increasing initial berry density [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
iii) curvilinearly tapered coat-hanger die [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1C OMITTED]
Beliefs in the influence of heredity appeared to be curvilinearly related to age (||Beta~.
We transformed the overall CIs to their natural logarithms for the analyses of covariance to make the variances independent of the means and because Cl is curvilinearly related to number of taxa (Archie, 1989; Sanderson and Donoghue, 1989).
1993) reported that the number of kernels per plant was curvilinearly related to the IPAR per plant during a 31-d period centered on silking.
Matsubara (14) concluded his work on slit dies by listing the advantages of curvilinearly tapered coat-hanger manifold dies, which he found to provide the best balance between good performance and fabrication costs.