noun see lineal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lineality — Lin e*al i*ty (l[i^]n [ e]*[a^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n. The quality of being lineal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lineality — lin·eal·i·ty …   English syllables

  • lineality — noun see lineal I …   Useful english dictionary

  • lineal — adjective Date: 14th century 1. linear 2. composed of or arranged in lines 3. a. consisting of or being in a direct male or female line of ancestry compare collateral 2 b. relating to or derived from ancestors ; hereditary c. descended in a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • directness — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, appropriateness, artlessness, austerity, baldness, bareness, bluffness, bluntness, broadness, brusqueness, candidness, candor, chasteness, chastity, childlikeness, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clear… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lineal — [lin′ē əl] adj. [OFr linéal < LL linealis < L linea: see LINE1] 1. in the direct line of descent from an ancestor 2. hereditary 3. of or composed of lines; linear lineality [lin′ēal′ə tē] n. lineally adv …   English World dictionary

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