• WordNet 3.6
    • n lineation the act of marking or outlining with lines
    • n lineation the line that appears to bound an object
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lineation Delineation; a line or lines.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lineation A marking by lines; disposition or arrangement of lines.
    • n lineation In zoology, one or more line-like marks on a surface; the appearance or form of a lineated surface: as, the lineation of the thorax of a fly.
    • n lineation Mensuration.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Lineation (same as Delineation)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lineatio, the drawing of a line, fr. lineare,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. líne—L. linealinum, flax.


In literature:

Associated Words: aliner, alignment, allineation, align, linear, lineal, lineation, interline, interlinear, interlining, interlineation.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Look at those lineations!
"The Daffodil Mystery" by Edgar Wallace
In the fourth chapter the character and purpose of the ridges, whose lineations appear in the finger print, are discussed.
"Finger Prints" by Francis Galton

In news:

Gallery contributor Kim Gary photographed this Lineated Barbet at a nest hole in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve in Singapore and posted it to our World Gallery.

In science:

Todd, A representation of the Mathieu group M24 as a col lineation group, Ann.
The Alternating Group of degree 6 in Geometry of the Leech Lattice and K3 Surfaces
Blichfeldt, Finite Col lineation Groups, University Chicago Press, Chicago (1917).
Quintics with Finite Simple Symmetries
For the transformation of spreads, we use an appropriate col lineation [see, e.g., Batten (1997)] of the pro jective space P . A collineation of PG (p − 1, q) is a permutation f of its points such that (t − 1)-dimensional subspaces are mapped to (t − 1)-dimensional subspaces for 1 ≤ t ≤ p.
Existence and construction of randomization defining contrast subspaces for regular factorial designs
Nagy, On col lineation groups generated by Bol reflections, J.
Searching for small simple automorphic loops
Vainsencher, Complete col lineations and blowing up determinantal ideals, Math.
A Transversality Theorem for some Classical Varieties
Wagner, Col lineation groups generated by homologies of order greater than 2, Geom.
Image of the braid groups inside the finite Temperley-Lieb algebras
The group of col lineations and the group of affine transformations on IR2 are same.
Excursions in Group Theory
Collineations, other than Motions, can be considered as non-noetherian symmetries and can also be associated to constants of the motion. Affine Col lineations have been shown to be related to conserved quantities , and this property has been used to integrate geodesics of the Robertson-Walker metric .
Ricci Collineations for type B warped space-times
Particular types of Ricci and Contracted Ricci Col lineations, for the Robertson-Walker metric have also been found and shown to be related to the particle number conservation .
Ricci Collineations for type B warped space-times
It is clear from the above definitions that Motions are particular cases of Affine Col lineations, Affine Col lineations are particular cases of Curvature Col lineations, and so on.
Ricci Collineations for type B warped space-times
This result has been obtained with a simple application of the following theorem of pro jective geometry: if we have an ellipsoid (resp. an ellipse) and a sphere (resp. a circle), there exist col lineations that transform the ellipsoid (resp. the ellipse) into the sphere (resp. the circle).
On the relation between Schwarzschild's and Kerr's manifolds
Strambach, Col lineation groups of ovals and of ovoidal Laguerre planes, J.
Pencils of lines in generalized Laguerre spaces