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Dictionary Definition

lineament

Noun

1 a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands" [syn: quality, character]
2 the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular" [syn: feature]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

  1. Any distinctive shape or line etc.
  2. A distinctive feature that characterizes something, especially the parts of the face of an individual.

Translations

distinctive shape or line
distinctive feature
  • Dutch: trek

Extensive Definition

Notes

lineament in Asturian: Reuta
lineament in Bosnian: Prava (geometrija)
lineament in Breton: Eeunenn (geometriezh)
lineament in Bulgarian: Права линия
lineament in Catalan: Recta
lineament in Czech: Přímka
lineament in Danish: Linje
lineament in German: Gerade
lineament in Modern Greek (1453-): Γραμμή
lineament in Estonian: Sirge
lineament in Spanish: Recta
lineament in Esperanto: Linio
lineament in French: Droite (mathématiques)
lineament in Persian: خط (هندسه)
lineament in Scottish Gaelic: Loidhne
lineament in Croatian: Pravac
lineament in Ido: Lineo
lineament in Icelandic: Lína (stærðfræði)
lineament in Italian: Retta
lineament in Hebrew: ישר
lineament in Hungarian: Egyenes
lineament in Haitian: Dwat
lineament in Lithuanian: Tiesė
lineament in Latvian: Taisne
lineament in Macedonian: Права
lineament in Malayalam: നേര്‍‌രേഖ
lineament in Dutch: Lijn (meetkunde)
lineament in Japanese: 直線
lineament in Korean: 직선
lineament in Norwegian: Linje
lineament in Polish: Prosta
lineament in Portuguese: Recta
lineament in Russian: Прямая
lineament in Romanian: Dreaptă (matematică)
lineament in Albanian: Drejtëza
lineament in Simple English: Line
lineament in Slovenian: Premica
lineament in Serbian: Права (линија)
lineament in Finnish: Suora
lineament in Swedish: Rät linje
lineament in Tamil: கோடு
lineament in Thai: เส้นตรง
lineament in Vietnamese: Đường thẳng
lineament in Turkish: Doğru (matematik)
lineament in Urdu: خطوط مستقیم
lineament in Uzbek: Chiziq (uzunlik birligi)
lineament in Yiddish: שטריך
lineament in Chinese: 直线
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