Straight line (disambiguation)


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A straight line is:

  • in math
    • a fundamental object of geometry: an infinitely long straight line, see straight line
    • the generalization of the concept of a straight line: the locally shortest connection between two points is called a geodesic
    • an axiomatically required object in projective geometry
  • in medieval law an inheritance to female family members, see straight line (inheritance)
  • a punching technique in boxing, see cross (straight with the punching hand) and jab (straight with the leading hand)


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Wiktionary: Straight  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations
Wiktionary: straight  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations