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lin•e•a•ment



Pronunciation: (lin'ē-u-munt), [key]
n.
1. Often, lineaments. a feature or detail of a face, body, or figure, considered with respect to its outline or contour: His fine lineaments made him the very image of his father.
2. Usually, lineaments. distinguishing features; distinctive characteristics: the lineaments of sincere repentance.
3. Geol.a linear topographic feature of regional extent that is believed to reflect underlying crustal structure.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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