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vertical meaning and definition

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Definition of vertical (noun)

  1. something that is oriented vertically
  2. a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    • "the ball sailed between the uprights"
    • synonyms: upright

VERTICAL adjective

Definition of vertical (adjective)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: perpendicular
    • antonym: inclined
  2. relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: erect, upright
    • antonym: unerect
  4. of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)
    • "vertical social mobility"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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