Vertical Meaning and Definition


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Vertical meaning

Word: Vertical

How to pronounce: ˈvɜːtɪkəl

Adjective

Definitions:

1. At right angles to a horizontal plane; in a direction, or having an alignment, such that the top is directly above the bottom.

Example sentences: "The vertical axis"

2. Involving different levels of a hierarchy or progression.

Example sentences: "The human being possesses levels of reality situated in the vertical hierarchy of body, soul and spirit."

3. Relating to the crown of the head.

Example sentences: "The aberrant vessel can be traced to the middle ear with an apparent absence of the right vertical carotid canal."

4. Denoting a point at the zenith or the highest point of something.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A vertical line or plane.

Example sentences: "The columns incline several degrees away from the vertical"

2. An upright structure.

Example sentences: "We remodeled the opening with a simple lintel and unadorned verticals"

3. The distance between the highest and lowest points of a ski area.

Example sentences: "The resort claims a vertical of 2,100 meters"

4. Short for vertical tasting


Synonyms:

upright

portrait

perpendicular

plumb

standing

vertical line

uprights

upstanding


Antonyms:

horizontal

horizontal plane


Derivations:

vertically

vert


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Vertical in Other Languages...

Spanish: Vertical

German: Vertikal

French: Vertical

Italian: Verticale

Turkish: Dikey


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