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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 variation in all interlimb angles and hinge line curvilinearity appears to have little consistency, largely because one source of 'noise' is the effect of lithology on fold style.
05) indicates an entrenchment effect as ownership increases, and the test of curvilinearity in Model 4 establishes the U-shaped relationship (b = .
The main peculiarity of the "mass-luminosity" relation is the systematic curvilinearity of the isoergs in the plane ([rho],B).
In quantifying results, we employ only a few simple statistics, and do not use standard cartometric generalization measures such as total vector displacement, total areal displacement, and total curvilinearity.
Marital adjustment over the family life cycle: The issue of curvilinearity.
Their curvilinearity gives the works body, even as it reaffirms the suaveness of her lines.
The degree of curvilinearity for risk appears to bc related to the overall prevalence rate of the outcome.
Voluntary turnover and job performance: Curvilinearity and the moderating influences of salary growth and promotions.
Although they phrase their reconciliation of these competing explanations in terms of slack having a "non-linear influence on innovation" (1996: 1250), suggesting that "there is an intermediate level of slack in any given organizational setting that is optimal for innovation" (1996: 1250), the hypothesis they test is one for a special case of curvilinearity, namely, that the relationship is inverse U-shaped.
The works are united by their curvilinearity, but they are not simply exercises in it.
We also tested for curvilinearity, as extremely poor performance may motivate firms to seek new markets.