movement from one position to another within the same social level, as changing jobs without altering occupational status, or moving between social groups having the same social status.
cultural diffusion within the same social level, as the spread of fashion within one economic class.
(sociol) the movement of groups or individuals to positions that differ from those previously held but do not involve any change in class, status, or power Compare vertical mobility See also upward mobility, downward mobility
- Horizontal overlap
horizontal overlap n. The projection of either the upper anterior or the upper posterior teeth or both beyond their antagonists in a horizontal direction. Also called overjet.
- Horizontal plane
noun See transverse plane horizontal plane n. A plane crossing the body at right angles to the coronal and sagittal planes. Also called transverse plane.
- Horizontal scan rate
hardware (HSR) The measure of how many scan lines of pixels a monitor can display in one second, expressed in kHz (generally somewhere between 20 and 100 kHz). The HSR is controlled by the horizontal sync signal generated by the video controller, but is limited by the speed with which the monitor can scan the […]
noun, Aeronautics. 1. the horizontal surface, usually fixed, of an aircraft empennage, to which the elevator is hinged. noun 1. the US name for tailplane