Definition of 'vertical'
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We were reviewing the metrics and I asked if the units on the vertical axis were thousands or tens of thousands. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What would the angle from the vertical have to be before this would occur? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep the walls vertical and store on the side the dirt that you dig out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The jet is the first supersonic stealth aircraft capable of short takeoff and vertical landing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Various efficiency gains may accrue through vertical integration. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Previous climbers have scaled the near vertical pillar with ropes and a harness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The different faults in the area show up as vertical planes cutting emphatically through the crust. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Sheer vertical faces of rock rise on either side. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wooden pallets were turned upright to form vertical frames in which paintings could be slotted and displayed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of course they also hang in vertical lines on garden feeders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The vertical axis shows the ratio of international prices to domestic prices. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)At such depths the weight of the surrounding earth exerts tremendous stresses on vertical trench walls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are doubts over the logic of vertical integration in the metals and mining business. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The slide features a vertical drop in a clear tube that then extends over the side of the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Legend has it that the building is attached to the vertical cliff face by the hairs of the angels themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On the inner side of the island there are truly astonishing vertical limestone cliffs dropping hundreds of metres to the sea. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Or some kind of vertical take-off system. The Sun (2009)Result: a perfect landing with zero vertical velocity at zero height. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Seagulls prefer not to swoop down if there's a risk of them hitting a hard vertical surface. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This time I could see two sharp vertical lines of concern across her brow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'vertical'
British English: vertical /ˈvɜːtɪkl/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is vertical stands or points straight upwards.
...a vertical wall of rock.
- American English: vertical
- Arabic: عَمُودِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: vertical
- Chinese: 垂直的
- Croatian: okomit
- Czech: svislý
- Danish: vertikal
- Dutch: verticaal
- European Spanish: vertical
- Finnish: pystysuora
- French: vertical
- German: senkrecht
- Greek: κατακόρυφος
- Italian: verticale
- Japanese: 垂直の
- Korean: 수직의
- Norwegian: vertikal
- Polish: pionowy
- European Portuguese: vertical
- Romanian: vertical
- Russian: вертикальный
- Spanish: vertical
- Swedish: lodrät
- Thai: ซึ่งเป็นแนวดิ่ง
- Turkish: dikey
- Ukrainian: вертикальний
- Vietnamese: thẳng đứng
Definition of vertical from the Collins English Dictionary
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