adjective see lineament

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lineamental — lin·ea·men·tal …   English syllables

  • lineamental — adjective see lineament I …   Useful english dictionary

  • lineament — lineamental /lin ee a men tl/, adj. lineamentation, n. /lin ee euh meuhnt/, n. 1. Often, lineaments. a feature or detail of a face, body, or figure, considered with respect to its outline or contour: His fine lineaments made him the very image of …   Universalium

  • lineament — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin lineamentum, from lineare to draw a line, from linea Date: 15th century 1. a. an outline, feature, or contour of a body or figure and especially of a face usually used in plural b. a linear topographic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lineaments — facial features or outline; distinctive characteristics.    ♦ lineamental, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • lineament — [lin′ē ə mənt] n. [ME liniamente < L lineamentum < lineare, to fashion to a straight line < linea, LINE1] 1. any of the features of the body, usually of the face, esp. with regard to its outline 2. a distinctive feature or characteristic …   English World dictionary

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