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What does "Vertical" mean?


(a.) Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one (a.) Perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line (n.) A vertical line, plane, or circle (n.) Vertical position; zenith

Synonyms straight, plumb, perpendicular, upright, erect, stand-up, rearing, upended, erectile, unbowed, unbent, straight-backed, fastigiate, unsloped

Example: "A vertical camera angle" Example: "A column still vertical amid the ruins"

Word Family vertically, verticals