# Definitions and Synonyms of *straight line* | Another word for *straight line* | What is *straight line? *

*Definition 1: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature - [noun denoting shape]*

*Samples where straight line or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*the shortest distance between two points is a straight line*

*(**straight line* is a kind of ...) a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

*straight line*is a kind of ...) a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

*straight line*) (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

*straight line*) a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone

*straight line*) a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line connecting two points on a curve

*straight line*) a straight line connecting two points on a curve

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

*straight line*) a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

*straight line*) a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points

*straight line*) a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point

*straight line*) a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point

*(... is a kind of **straight line* ) a straight line that is the limiting value of a curve; can be considered as tangent at infinity

*straight line*) a straight line that is the limiting value of a curve; can be considered as tangent at infinity

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*"the asymptote of the curve"*### (... is a kind of *straight line* ) a straight line at right angles to another line

### (... is a kind of *straight line* ) a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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