HyperDic: vertical

English > 6 senses of the word vertical:
ADJECTIVEallvertical, perpendicularat right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
pertverticalrelating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution
allvertical, erect, uprightupright in position or posture
allverticalof or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)
NOUNrelationverticalsomething that is oriented vertically
artifactvertical, uprighta vertical structural member as a post or stake
vertical > pronunciation
Soundsver'tihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > vertical: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAt right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line.
Examples
  • "a vertical camera angle"
  • "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"
Synonymperpendicular
Attribute oforientationPosition or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
Narrowerplumbexactly vertical
upendedturned up on end
upright, unslopedIn a vertical position
See alsosteepHaving a sharp inclination
straightHaving no deviations
Oppositehorizontalparallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
inclinedAt an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
Spanishvertical
Catalanvertical
Nounsverticala vertical structural member as a post or stake
verticalsomething that is oriented vertically
verticality, verticalnessposition at right angles to the horizon
Adverbsverticallyin a vertical direction
English > vertical: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution.
Nounsvertical integrationabsorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution
English > vertical: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningupright in position or posture.
Example "a column still vertical amid the ruins"
Synonymserect, upright
Attribute ofposition, posture, attitudeThe arrangement of the body and its limbs
Narrowererectilecapable of being raised to an upright position
fastigiateHaving clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)
orthostaticpertaining to an upright standing posture
passantIn walking position with right foreleg raised
rampant, rearingrearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
semi-climbingOf plants that are semi-climbers
semi-erectOf plants that are partly erect
semi-uprightOf animals that are partly erect
stand-uprequiring a standing position
standingHaving a supporting base
statantStanding on four feet
straight, unbent, unbowedErect in posture
Oppositeunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanisherecto, vertical
Catalanerecte
Nounsverticala vertical structural member as a post or stake
verticalnessposition at right angles to the horizon
English > vertical: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group).
Example"vertical social mobility"
Broaderhierarchical, hierarchal, hierarchicclassified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers
English > vertical: 6 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningSomething that is oriented vertically.
BroaderorientationPosition or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
Adjectivesverticalat right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
English > vertical: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA vertical structural member as a post or stake.
Synonymupright
Part ofgoalpostOne of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field
Narrowercolumn, pillar(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
jambupright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame
postAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
scantling, studAn upright in house framing
shaft, scape(architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
stileAn upright that is a member in a door or window frame
Broaderstructural membersupport that is a constituent part of any structure or building
Spanishelemento vertical
Adjectivesverticalat right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
verticalupright in position or posture

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