lineation

Definitions of lineation
  1. noun
    the act of marking or outlining with lines
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    type of:
    marking
    the act of making a visible mark on a surface
  2. noun
    the line that appears to bound an object
    synonyms: outline
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    types:
    coastline
    the outline of a coast
    silhouette
    an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
    skyline
    the outline of objects seen against the sky
    type of:
    bound, boundary, bounds
    the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
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