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curvilinear

[cur′vilin′ē·ər]
Etymology: L, curvus, bent, linea, line
pertaining to a curved line.

curvilinear

(kĕr′vĕ-lĭn″ē-ăr)
Concerning or pert. to a curved line.

curvilinear

a line appearing as a curve; nonlinear.

curvilinear regression
see curvilinear regression.
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The fabric hung from a curvilinear grid, breaking the space into caves, grottoes, and a dramatic diagonal, which hid at times fully half the stage.
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