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What propagation of light defines its motion in a straight line?

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Elliptical
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Circular
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Rectilinear
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Curvilinear
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Solution

The correct option is C Rectilinear
As the names suggest, Circular, means in the shape of a circle, Curvilinear means a curved path or line, Elliptical means shaped like ellipse and Rectlinear means along a straight line.
Light always follows a straight line while travelling, hence it is Rectilinear.

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