Lineation



[lin-ee-ey-shuh n] /ˌlɪn iˈeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
an act or instance of marking with or tracing by .
2.
a division into .
3.
an outline or delineation.
4.
an arrangement or group of .
/ˌlɪnɪˈeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of marking with lines
2.
an arrangement of or division into lines
3.
an outline or contour
4.
any linear arrangement involving rocks or minerals, such as a parallel arrangement of elongated mineral grains
n.

late 14c., from Latin lineationem (nominative lineatio) “the making in a straight line,” noun of action from past participle stem of lineare (see lineament).

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