Definition of Lineation

1. Noun. The line that appears to bound an object.

Exact synonyms: Outline
Generic synonyms: Bound, Boundary, Bounds
Specialized synonyms: Coastline, Silhouette, Skyline
Derivative terms: Line, Line, Outline

2. Noun. The act of marking or outlining with lines.
Generic synonyms: Marking
Derivative terms: Line, Line

Definition of Lineation

1. n. Delineation; a line or lines.

Definition of Lineation

1. Noun. (geology) A linear feature in rock, often structural ¹

2. Noun. (literature) The way in which line breaks are inserted in a poem ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lineation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lineation

linearity
linearizability
linearizable
linearization
linearizations
linearize
linearized
linearizes
linearizing
linearly
linearly dependent
linearly independent
lineary
lineate
lineated
lineation
lineations
lineature
lineatures
linebacker
linebacker blitzing
linebackers
linebacking
linebackings
linebreak
linebreaks
linebred
linebreeding
linebreedings
linecaster

Literary usage of Lineation

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"... i viot с •>« » 21 lineation, or other alteration made in any Will after the ... lineation ..."

2. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"... and therefore makes the apparent lineation of the upper half correspond with the real lineation of the lower, by the introduction of an intermediate set ..."

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