What is recta?

Some articles on recta:

Maryvale Railway Line
... The line was intended to be part of a via recta (Latin, "straight route") from Brisbane to Sydney ... The via recta was a putative short-cut south-west from Ipswich to Warwick, which would have shortened the distance from Brisbane to Sydney by between 92 km and 95 km ... The via recta would have consisted of the Maryvale branch from Warwick, the Mount Edwards branch from Ipswich, and an unbuilt stretch of line in the vicinity of Cunninghams Gap through the Great ...
Suunto - Compass Products
... Suunto also produces the Recta line of compasses, including the new DT baseplate series based on Suunto designs, the DS series of mirror sighting compasses, the Recta Clipper and ... The Recta DP-6 is still used by the Swiss Army ... In 2009, Suunto discontinued the Swiss-made Recta DO series, moving all remaining Recta compass production from Biel, Switzerland to its production facility in Vantaa, Finland ...
Coming Of Age - Religious - Ancient Rome
... adolescents in ritual preparation to transition to adult status wore the tunica recta, the "upright tunic," but girls wove their own ... The garment was called recta because it was woven by tradition on a type of upright loom that had become archaic in later periods ... Her weaving of the tunica recta and the hairnet demonstrated her skill and her capacity for acting in the traditional matron's role as custos domi, "guardian of the house." On her ...
Bassarona Recta - Subspecies
... Bassarona recta recta (Assam to Burma and possibly Thailand) Bassarona recta monilis (central Thailand, Peninsular Malaya, Langkawi) ...
Vasa Recta
... In the blood supply of the kidney, the vasa recta renis (or straight arteries of kidney, or straight arterioles of kidney) form a series of straight capillaries (recta ...