What does horizontally mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. horizontallyadverb

    in a horizontal direction

    "a gallery quite often is added to make use of space vertically as well as horizontally"


  1. horizontallyadverb

    In a horizontal direction or position.

    Japanese can be written horizontally as well as vertically.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Horizontallyadverb

    In a direction parallel to the horizon.

    Etymology: from horizontal.

    As it will not sink into the bottom, so will it neither float above, like lighter bodies; but, being near in weight, lie superficially, or almost horizontally unto it. Thomas Browne, Vulg. Err.

    The ambient ether is too liquid and empty to impel them horizontally with celerity. Richard Bentley, Sermons.


  1. horizontally

    Horizontally pertains to the orientation, direction, or position that is parallel to the plane of the horizon or a base line. It is the opposite of vertical and usually represents a left-to-right or right-to-left alignment or movement. Anything moving or lying flat across a space, rather than up and down, can be considered as moving or positioned horizontally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horizontallyadverb

    in a horizontal direction or position; on a level; as, moving horizontally

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horizontally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horizontally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of horizontally in a Sentence

  1. Rania Masri:

    What I felt was that it was an earthquake, the apartment shook horizontally and all of a sudden it felt like an explosion and the windows and doors burst open. The glass just broke. So many homes were damaged or destroyed.

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