Definitions for vertical
ˈvɜr tɪ kəlver·ti·cal
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word vertical.
something that is oriented vertically
a vertical structural member as a post or stake
"the ball sailed between the uprights"
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"
relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution
erect, vertical, uprightadjective
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"
of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)
"vertical social mobility"
A vertex or zenith
A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular
An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
A vertical component of a structure.
along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth
In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.
Of or pertaining to vertical markets.
Vertical refers to a direction that is perpendicular to the horizon or to the ground, extending in an up-and-down or top-to-bottom manner. It is commonly used to describe a position, line, or movement that is straight up or straight down, as opposed to a horizontal direction.
of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one
perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line
vertical position; zenith
a vertical line, plane, or circle
Etymology: [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.]
A known direction and position.
The houses were built on a vertical and horizontal positions.
Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'vertical' in Adjectives Frequency: #674
The numerical value of vertical in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of vertical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.
The fact that you've got these millennials delaying life and not getting married and not having kids is not a function of the fact that they are completely different from every other generation, it's a reflection that they went to college and ran up debt and couldn't find a job. Now that the economy is starting to improve for these folks, household formations have literally gone vertical.
We didn't come here for the vertical, we came here for the whole experience.
Vertical wind shear is extremely critical for hurricanes in the Atlantic, strong vertical wind shear, the change in wind direction with height, tears apart hurricanes and disrupts their intensification.
So, if we look at the profile, there are vertical fluctuations, in the vertical profile of the aircraft and there were similarities in what we saw, but I would repeat once again. This is not the proof that is the same root problem. It could be something else.
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- عمودي, رأسيArabic
- verticalCatalan, Valencian
- senkrecht, vertikalGerman
- dìreachScottish Gaelic
- खड़ा, लंबवत्Hindi
- 垂直, 直立, 縦Japanese
- lodrätt, vertikal, vertikalt, lodrätSwedish
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