Associations to the word «Horizontal»


HORIZONTAL, adjective. Perpendicular to the vertical; parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat.
HORIZONTAL, adjective. (marketing) Relating to horizontal markets.
HORIZONTAL, adjective. (archaic) Pertaining to the horizon.
HORIZONTAL, adjective. (wine tasting) Involving wines of the same vintages but from different wineries.
HORIZONTAL, noun. A horizontal component of a structure.
HORIZONTAL, noun. (geology) horizon
HORIZONTAL, noun. A Tasmanian shrub or small tree whose main trunk tends to lean over and grow horizontally, Anodopetalum biglandulosum.
HORIZONTAL BAR, noun. (gymnastics) A horizontally-aligned bar used in gymnastics, upon which acts of swinging are performed.
HORIZONTAL BAR, noun. (gymnastics) A gymnastics event using the horizontal bar.
HORIZONTAL BAR, noun. (typography) The dash symbol (―) (used to introduce quoted text)
HORIZONTAL BARS, noun. Plural of horizontal bar
HORIZONTAL DANCING, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) Sexual intercourse.
HORIZONTAL GENE TRANSFER, noun. (genetics) The transfer of genetic material from one organism to another one that is not its offspring; especially common among bacteria.
HORIZONTAL HULA, noun. (slang) (euphemistic) Sexual intercourse.
HORIZONTAL INTEGRATION, noun. (economics) The integrating of identical stages in the production or marketing process under the ownership or control of a single management organization.
HORIZONTAL JOGGING, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) sexual intercourse
HORIZONTAL MAMBO, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) Sexual intercourse.
HORIZONTAL MARKET, noun. (marketing) A market that encompasses a wide variety of industries.
HORIZONTAL MARKETS, noun. Plural of horizontal market
HORIZONTAL PLANE, noun. (anatomy) Any plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts, roughly perpendicular to spine; transverse plane.
HORIZONTAL POLKA, noun. (euphemistic) sexual intercourse
HORIZONTAL REFRESHMENTS, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) sexual intercourse
HORIZONTAL RUN, noun. A cable run installed inside a building wall.
HORIZONTAL SORTING, noun. (geology) A form of graded bedding that occurs at the bottom of a body of water. The principle says that smaller colloids (particles) settle farther in the strata while larger particles settle closer to the source of water.

Dictionary definition

HORIZONTAL, noun. Something that is oriented horizontally.
HORIZONTAL, adjective. Parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope