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boundary, edge, channel, portrait, sketch, figure, body, silhouette, outline, format, pattern, frame, shadow, architecture, aspect, model, configuration, contour, likeness, shape
Origin of lineation
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Examples from the Web for lineation
the act of marking with lines
an arrangement of or division into lines
an outline or contour
any linear arrangement involving rocks or minerals, such as a parallel arrangement of elongated mineral grains
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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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