Etymology
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lineation (n.)

late 14c., "the act of drawing lines," from Latin lineationem (nominative lineatio) "a drawing of a line, the making in a straight line," noun of action from past-participle stem of lineare in an unrecorded sense "trace lines" (see lineament). Meaning "a marking by lines" is from 1540s.

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Definitions of lineation

lineation (n.)
the line that appears to bound an object;
Synonyms: outline
lineation (n.)
the act of marking or outlining with lines;
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