straight line

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a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction

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The prairie, across which the sledge was moving in a straight line, was as flat as a sea.
The deepened marks in the nose, and the lengthening of the fine straight lines in the cruel face, looked ominous as to that; the uncle made a graceful gesture of protest, which was so clearly a slight form of good breeding that it was not reassuring.
At the same time, the thin straight lines of the setting of the eyes, and the thin straight lips, and the markings in the nose, curved with a sarcasm that looked handsomely diabolic.
These either extend in straight lines in front of the shores of a continent or of a large island, or they encircle smaller islands; in both cases, being separated from the land by a broad and rather deep channel of water, analogous to the lagoon within an atoll.
We just struggled with straight line speed all weekend," said Lloyd.
Travel stitch back to the middle of the line, then stitch a straight line to the left.
You see that the sum of the absolute differences of the power curve is less than the straight line.
Eventually the ship was floated away but research showed the Polish captain was trying to sail a straight line from Scotland to Antwerp - and forgot about England's jutting-out coastline.
Axial pressure is obtained by laying the linear spring flat in a straight line.
But every curve can be achieved by aiming along a straight line at a particular area just uphill of the hole.
Methods using one image usually utilize the fact that at the perspective projection (assumption in many models) the ideal image of the straight line in space is straight line.
Whimsey meets comfy on Straight Line Designs' Canned Seat.
The data presented are consistent with a straight line from below ambient levels (an acute deficiency of ionizing radiation) to an optimum level.
The C12RSH straight line ripsaw from Cantek features a cast chain track that runs on double V-guide rails for straight-line cutting.
This is true, but the statement that these satellites never form "a straight line in space with Jupiter" is incorrect.