
Definition of Curvilineal
1. Adjective. Characterized by or following a curved line. "Curvilinear motion"
Definition of Curvilineal
1. a. Consisting of, or bounded by, curved lines; as, a curvilinear figure.
Definition of Curvilineal
1. Adjective. (qualifier Of a line) Having bends; curved; curvilinear. ¹
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Literary usage of Curvilineal
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1. The Molecular Tactics of a Crystal by William Thomson Kelvin (1894)
"We may call this quadrilateral a curvilineal parallelogram, because it' is a
circuit composed of two FIG. 7. pairs of equal parallel curves. ..."
2. The Psychology of Froebel's Playgifts by Denton Jaques Snider (1900)
"curvilineal Series. This corresponds to the rectilineal series previously considered
and is the second head under the Gifts of Concrete Magnitude. ..."
3. The Principles of the Differential Calculus: With Its Application to Curves by John Hind (1831)
"To determine the greatest curvilineal Figure of a given species which can be
inscribed in, and the least which can be described about another given ..."
4. Treatises on Electricity, Galvanism, Magnetism, and Electromagnetism by Peter Mark Roget (1832)
"Mutual Action of Rectilineal and curvilineal Currents. (212.) If a terminated
current, which describes a curve line ..."
5. A Complete Treatise on Practical Landsurveying, in All Its Departments by Anthony Nesbit (1847)
"To find the Area of a Segment of a Circle, or any other curvilineal Figure, by
means of Equidistant Ordinates. RULE. If a right line AN be divided into any ..."