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lineament

General Crossword Questions for “lineament”

  • Feature with 9 metal components
  • (Facial) feature

Encyclopedia

  • A lineament is a linear feature in a landscape which is an expression of an underlying geological structure such as a fault. In Scotland the Great Glen Fault and Highland Boundary Fault give rise to lineaments as does the Malvern Line in western England and the Neath Disturbance in South Wales. — “Lineament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Olympic-Wallowa lineament (OWL) – first reported by cartographer But mapping of gravitational anomalies shows a definite lineament, some 700 km (about 400 miles) long, called the Klamath-Blue Mountain Lineament (KBML).[49] This lineament is of interest here because of the possibility it was. — “Olympic-Wallowa Lineament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Olympic-Wallowa Lineament article. Olympic-Wallowa Lineament is part of WikiProject Geology, an attempt at creating a standardized, informative, comprehensive and easy-to-use geology. — “Talk:Olympic-Wallowa Lineament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I was struck with a profound veneration at the sight of Brutus, and could easily discover the most consummate virtue, the greatest intrepidity and firmness of mind, the truest love of his country, and general benevolence for mankind, in every lineament of his countenance. — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift
  • This was denied me; for such had been the merciless blow that destroyed her, that not a LINEAMENT REMAINED! — “Wieland” by Charles Brockden Brown
  • No lineament of his own face could have been visible to the latter, while those pitiless green rays–you know their ravaging effect on the human physiognomy–struck full on Dollmann's face. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • For my hobby-horse, if you recollect a little, is no way a vicious beast; he has scarce one hair or lineament of the ass about him–'Tis the sporting little filly-folly which carries you out for the present hour–a maggot, a butterfly, a picture, a fiddlestick–an uncle Toby's siege–or an any thing, which a man makes a shift to get a-stride on, to canter it away from the cares and solicitudes of life–'Tis as useful a beast as is in the whole creation–nor do I really see how the world could do without it–... — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • Onward a space, what seem'd seven trees of gold, The intervening distance to mine eye Falsely presented; but when I was come So near them, that no lineament was lost Of those, with which a doubtful object, seen Remotely, plays on the misdeeming sense, Then did the faculty, that ministers Discourse to reason, these for tapers of gold Distinguish, and it th' singing trace the sound "Hosanna." Above, their beauteous garniture Flam'd with more ample lustre, than the moon Through cloudless sky at midnight in her full. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri

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