lineament: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lin'ē-u-munt), [key]
— n.
  1. Often,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,distinguishing features; distinctive characteristics: the lineaments of sincere repentance.
  3. 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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