Definitions for Horizontalˌhɔr əˈzɒn tl, ˌhɒr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hor•i•zon•talˌhɔr əˈzɒn tl, ˌhɒr-(adj.)

  1. at right angles to the vertical; parallel to level ground.

  2. flat or level:

    a horizontal position.

  3. being in a prone or supine position; recumbent.

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  4. near, on, or parallel to the horizon.

  5. measured or contained in a plane parallel to the horizon:

    a horizontal distance.

  6. of or pertaining to a position or individual of similar status:

    horizontal mobility.

  7. (n.)anything horizontal, as a plane, direction, or object.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of horizontal:

1545–55; < L horizont-, s. of horizōnhorizon+ -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. horizontal(adj)

    something that is oriented horizontally

  2. horizontal(adj)

    parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line

    "a horizontal surface"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. horizontal(adjective)ˌhɔr əˈzɒn tl, ˌhɒr-

    ≠ vertical

    Draw a horizontal line across the page.


  1. horizontal(Noun)

    A horizontal component of a structure.

  2. horizontal(Adjective)

    perpendicular to the vertical; parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat.

  3. horizontal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the horizon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horizontal(adj)

    pertaining to, or near, the horizon

  2. Horizontal(adj)

    parallel to the horizon; on a level; as, a horizontalline or surface

  3. Horizontal(adj)

    measured or contained in a plane of the horizon; as, horizontal distance


  1. Horizontal

    Horizontal is the fourth studio album by the English rock band Bee Gees, and the second to receive an international release. The LP was released in early 1968, and included the international hit singles "Massachusetts" and "World". On 5 February 2007, Reprise Records reissued Horizontal with both stereo and mono mixes on one disc and a bonus disc of unreleased songs, non-album tracks, and alternate takes. The album was released in Polydor in many countries and on Atco only in the US and Canada. "And the Sun Will Shine" was released as a single only in France. This album was influenced by The Beatles to baroque.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Horizontal' in Adjectives Frequency: #913

Translations for Horizontal

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


at right angles to vertical; parallel to the horizon; lying level or flat

a horizontal line; a horizontal surface.

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