rectilineal


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Adj.1.rectilineal - characterized by a straight line or lines; "rectilinear patterns in wallpaper"; "the rectilinear propagation of light"
linear, one-dimensional - of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear measurement"
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rectilineal

, rectilinear
adjgeradlinig; in a rectilineal directiongeradlinig
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Under the centripetal force, the base of the projectile tended toward the moon; but the centrifugal still prevailed; and it was probable that its rectilineal course would be changed to a curve of some sort, the nature of which they could not at present determine.
In direction it should, on the one hand, neither be affectedly graceful or waving ...; nor, on the other, vulgarly rectilineal, direct, or abrupt" (2:590; original emphasis).
But out here in the free unplanted fields there is no rectilineal sectioning of times and seasons" (JMP 23: 162).
By this system is possible to describe the kinematic and dynamic behavior, for both rectilineal and turning path.