What does Horizontal mean?

Definitions for Horizontalˌhɔr əˈzɒn tl, ˌhɒr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Horizontal.

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"


  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

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. horizontal.]


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Horizontal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Horizontal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Frost:

    Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Those who can’t stand perpendicular shouldn’t blame those who are on the horizontal position.

  3. Qian Feng:

    There is a right-angled pipe inside the train, and the baby was almost trapped in the horizontal pipe.

  4. Jasper Johns (lithographer), Newsweek, Oct. 24, 1977 - page 42.:

    I liked New York when it was an up-and-down city for me, low streets and high buildings. But then, for me, it grew horizontal---monotonous.

  5. Bill Thomas:

    It's no longer enough to be the low cost producer in U.S. horizontal shale, eOG's goal is to be competitive, low-cost oil producer in the global market.

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