Only once it is measured does it appear to have taken the straight-line path.
Watt combined his straight-line linkage with a pantograph, one link becoming a member of the pantograph.
Throughout the 19th century the term "parallel motion" was used indiscriminately to refer to any straight-line linkage.
They are the straight-line engine, the V-type, and the radial.
He then gave a neat geometric proof, suggested by Mannheim, for his straight-line "compound compass."
Lenses of this kind are called rectilinear, or straight-line producing.
The day before, the Cytha had only run away, straight-line fleeing to keep ahead of them, to stay out of their reach.
Upon the coil M being energised, the kathode-ray is deflected from its straight-line course, and the drum V is left in darkness.
As the path widens, the wind becomes more like the straight-line gust which follows beneath the ordinary severe thunder-showers.
Width of carapace: Maximal, straight-line measurement between the lateral margins of the carapace.