Collineation
Collineation Col*lin`e*a"tion, n. [L. collineare to direct in a straight line. See {Collimation}.] The act of aiming at, or directing in a line with, a fixed object. [R.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • collineation — noun The act of collineating; collimation …   Wiktionary

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  • collineation — col·lin·ea·tion …   English syllables

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