lineal

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See also: Lineal and linéal

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From Old French lineal, from Latin līneālis, from līnea (a line); see line. Doublet of linear.

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lineal (not comparable)

  1. (family) Having an ancestral relationship to mothers, fathers, grandparents, (etc.) and having a descendant relationship to sons, daughters, grandchildren (etc.), exclusive of collateral siblings.
  2. Inheriting by direct descent; having the right by direct descent to succeed (to).
  3. Composed of lines; delineated.
    lineal designs
  4. In the direction of a line; of a line; of or relating to a line; measured on, or ascertained by, a line; linear.
    lineal magnitude

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līneālis.

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lineal (masculine and feminine plural lineals)

  1. linear
    Synonym: linear

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līneālis.

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lineal m or f (plural lineais)

  1. linear
    Synonym: linear

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līneālis.

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lineal m or f (plural lineais, comparable)

  1. linear
    Synonym: linear

Further reading[edit]

  • lineal” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līneālis.

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lineal (plural lineales)

  1. linear
    Synonym: linear

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