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Definition of Lineal


  1. Descending in a direct line from an ancestor; hereditary; derived from ancestors; -- opposed to collateral; as, a lineal descent or a lineal descendant.
  2. Inheriting by direct descent; having the right by direct descent to succeed (to).
  3. Composed of lines; delineated; as, lineal designs.
  4. In the direction of a line; of or pertaining to a line; measured on, or ascertained by, a line; linear; as, lineal magnitude.

Lineal Translations

lineal in Spanish is lineal
lineal in Swedish is direkt