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Definitions of vertical

  1. a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. something that is oriented vertically Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A vertical line, plane, or circle. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. position; zenith. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A fine, plane, or circle at right angles with the horizon. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Verticalness, verticality. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A vertical line. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. VERTICALNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Vertically. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Vertical position; zenith. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. Pertaining to, or situated at, the apex or top; leading toward the zenith; at right angles with the herizon; upright; in an up and down direction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Pertaining to the vertex: placed in the zenith: perpendicular to the plane of the horizon. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. In the zenith; perpendicular to the horizon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Being at the highest point, or directly overhead. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Perpendicular; upright. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Pertaining to the vertex; placed or being in the zenith; perpendicular to the plane of the horizon. Vertical circle, a great circle passing through the zenith and the nadir. The prime vertical, that vertical circle which passes through the east and west points. Vertical plane, a plane passing through the vertex and axis of a cone. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. Standing upright; lengthwise, in direction of axis; vertex of head. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for vertical

  1. As it drew nearer true vertical a chanting began among the men with up- turned faces. – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  2. She is struck by an identical blow, with the same instrument, in the same place, the middle of the forehead, producing an absolutely vertical wound. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
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