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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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With their durable design, the rectilinear UIPMA and rotational UIPMC are ideal for electrical actuators and cylinder positioning systems for aircraft seats, telecom antennas, syringe pumps and hospital beds, AC valve openings, ship masts, lift-truck steering control, and mining equipment for surveying ground movement.
The trajectories, errors, and interactive force of rectilinear and circular movements are represented in Figures 11 and 12, respectively.
Our research team designed a new rectilinear stepping ergometer (RSE) that was based on a spinning bike and used up and down reciprocating vertical motion of the lower extremities in place of conventional circular motion.
It discusses street geometry (rectilinear preferred), scale of planning, centrality, transportation systems, and tactical implementation.
Designed by HDR Architecture, the rectilinear building is compartmentalized by function.
A series of long terraces of small segmental rectilinear units all fronting the harbour to the west, the sea to the south or the estuary to the east and it was in that order that phases - dependent on market conditions and sales - were built; it was the time of the three-day-week and the sale of one block allowing the next to proceed.
Law has adapted it structurally to triangulate, and therefore brace, rectilinear buildings.
While studying and videotaping the movements of 20 different species at Zoo Atlanta, Marvi developed Scalybot 2, a robot that replicates rectilinear locomotion of snakes.
In the present research, we are going to identify the conceptions of future teachers of the primary school with respect to the rectilinear propagation of light as well as the survey of the formation of a shadow and the variation of its size.
A rectilinear structure, it sits on the roof of the Vivian Beaumont, surrounded by grass and often seems to struggle to be as undisruptive as possible, by fading into the fabric of this building.
This is true regardless of the configuration of the body, be it plate, ball, thin sheet, rectilinear, etc.
"The facade of the garage is comprised of thousands of metallic fins, some moving in response to environmental conditions and animating the rectilinear exterior.