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rectilinear or rectilineal (ˌrɛktɪˈlɪnɪə)
1.  in, moving in, or characterized by a straight line or lines: the rectilinear propagation of light
2.  consisting of, bounded by, or formed by a straight line or lines
rectilineal or rectilineal
recti'linearly or rectilineal
recti'lineally or rectilineal

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