Associations to the word «Vertical»


VERTICAL, noun. A vertex or zenith.
VERTICAL, noun. A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular.
VERTICAL, noun. An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
VERTICAL, noun. A vertical component of a structure.
VERTICAL, noun. (marketing) A vertical market.
VERTICAL, adjective. Along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth.
VERTICAL, adjective. In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.
VERTICAL, adjective. (marketing) Of or pertaining to vertical markets.
VERTICAL, adjective. (wine tasting) Involving different vintages of the same wine type from the same winery.
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (computing) The ASCII character at the decimal position of 124, depicted as | or ¦;
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (mathematics) represents an absolute value (e.g.   \(|x|\))
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (mathematics) norms (e.g. \(||(x_1,x_2)||\))
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (mathematics) set definitions (e.g. \(\{x|x<2\}\))
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (mathematics) conditional probability (e.g. \(P(X|Y)\))
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (mathematics) divisibility (e.g. \(a | b\))
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (computing) a symbol which, in Unix, is used as a pipe
VERTICAL BAR, noun. (computing) a symbol which, in regular expressions, indicates an alternation
VERTICAL BARS, noun. Plural of vertical bar
VERTICAL BLINDS, noun. A series of thin slats that hang in front of a window, which can be turned as a group close with a slight overlap to block the window.
VERTICAL ELLIPSES, noun. Plural of vertical ellipsis
VERTICAL ELLIPSIS, noun. The character "⋮". An ellipsis (three dots) vertically aligned.
VERTICAL FARMING, noun. The cultivation of plants within a skyscraper greenhouse or on vertically inclined surfaces.
VERTICAL FLUTE, noun. (musical instrument) Any type of flute that is held vertically when played.
VERTICAL FLUTES, noun. Plural of vertical flute
VERTICAL INTEGRATION, noun. (economics) The integrating of successive stages in the production and marketing process under the ownership or control of a single management organization.
VERTICAL INTERVAL, noun. (cartography) the vertical distance represented by contour lines on a map
VERTICAL LIPS, noun. (slang) The labia majora.
VERTICAL MARKET, noun. (marketing) A market made up of similar businesses and customers with particular specialized needs.
VERTICAL MARKETS, noun. Plural of vertical market
VERTICAL PUBLICATION, noun. A publication whose editorial content deals with the interests of a specific industry, e.g., National Petroleum Magazine, Retail Banking Today, etc.
VERTICAL PUBLICATIONS, noun. Plural of vertical publication
VERTICAL SMILE, noun. (slang) A vagina.
VERTICAL SMILES, noun. Plural of vertical smile
VERTICAL STABILISER, noun. Alternative spelling of vertical stabilizer
VERTICAL STABILIZER, noun. (aviation) The fin on the tail of an aircraft; it includes the rudder on its trailing edge

Dictionary definition

VERTICAL, noun. Something that is oriented vertically.
VERTICAL, noun. A vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights".
VERTICAL, adjective. At right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height".
VERTICAL, adjective. Relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution.
VERTICAL, adjective. Upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright".
VERTICAL, adjective. Of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group); "vertical social mobility".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.