Definitions for verticalˈvɜr tɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vertical(noun)

    something that is oriented vertically

  2. upright, vertical(adj)

    a vertical structural member as a post or stake

    "the ball sailed between the uprights"

  3. vertical, perpendicular(adj)

    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"

  4. vertical(adj)

    relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution

  5. erect, vertical, upright(adj)

    upright in position or posture

    "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

  6. vertical(adj)

    of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

    "vertical social mobility"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. vertical(Noun)

    A vertex or zenith

  2. vertical(Noun)

    A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular

  3. vertical(Noun)

    An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.

  4. vertical(Noun)

    A vertical component of a structure.

  5. vertical(Adjective)

    along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth

  6. vertical(Adjective)

    In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.

  7. vertical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to vertical markets.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vertical(adj)

    of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one

  2. Vertical(adj)

    perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line

  3. Vertical(noun)

    vertical position; zenith

  4. Vertical(noun)

    a vertical line, plane, or circle

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'vertical' in Adjectives Frequency: #674


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