Nonvertical



[vur-ti-kuh l] /ˈvɜr tɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
being in a position or direction perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb.
2.
of, relating to, or situated at the vertex.
3.
of or relating to the cranial vertex.
4.
Botany.

5.
of, constituting, or resulting in vertical combination.
6.
of or relating to a product or service from initial planning to sale.
7.
of, relating to, or noting a stratified society, nation, etc.
noun
8.
something vertical, as a line or plane.
9.
a vertical or upright position.
10.
a vertical structural member in a truss.
/ˈvɜːtɪkəl/
adjective
1.
at right angles to the horizon; perpendicular; upright: a vertical wall Compare horizontal (sense 1)
2.
extending in a perpendicular direction
3.
at or in the vertex or zenith; directly overhead
4.
(economics) of or relating to associated or consecutive, though not identical, stages of industrial activity: vertical integration, vertical amalgamation
5.
of or relating to the vertex
6.
(anatomy) of, relating to, or situated at the top of the head (vertex)
noun
7.
a vertical plane, position, or line
8.
a vertical post, pillar, or other structural member
adj.

1550s, “of or at the vertex, directly overhead,” from Middle French vertical (1540s), from Late Latin verticalis “overhead,” from Latin vertex (genitive verticis) “highest point” (see vertex). Meaning “straight up and down” is first recorded 1704.

vertical ver·ti·cal (vûr’tĭ-kəl)
adj.

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