lineament

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A distinctive feature that characterizes something, especially the parts of the face of an individual
Any distinctive shape or line etc
{n} a feature, a discriminating mark
a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks, of a body or figure, particularly of the face; feature; form; mark; usually in the plural
A linear topographic feature of regional extent that is believed to reflect crustal structure
the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular"
{i} feature (of the face, body, etc.); trait, characteristic
\LIN-ee-uh-muhnt\, noun: 1 One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks of a body or figure, particularly of the face 2 A distinguishing or characteristic feature; -- usually in the plural
A topographic feature or group of features having a linear configuration Lineaments commonly are expressed as ridges or depressions or as an alignment of features such as stream beds, volcanoes, or vegetation
Linear topographic feature that may depict crustal structure
lineaments
{i} facial details; characteristics, features, traits
lineaments
plural of lineament
lineament

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    lin·e·a·ment

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    Etymologie

    [ 'li-nE-&-m&nt ] (noun.) 15th century. From Latin lineamentum, from linea (line): compare French linéament.

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