Origin of horizontal
Related Words for horizontaleven, level, straight, smooth, uniform, plane, flush, parallel, regular, recumbent, accumbent, aligned
Examples from the Web for horizontal
Contemporary Examples of horizontal
Like countless other boys in Massapequa, he had a crew cut and wore Keds sneakers and T-shirts with horizontal stripes.Why Comedians Still Think Bill Cosby Is a Genius
October 5, 2014
Name some aspect of the horizontal polka and it has probably been discussed endlessly among human beings with two X chromosomes.C’mon, Ladies, Masturbation Isn’t Just for Bad Girls
June 19, 2014
You see, the spine is a row of vertebrae that was designed to be horizontal.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.
May 2, 2014
Much of the love scene is composed of medium shots, with the camera focused on the two horizontal bodies writhing on a bed.Inside ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ And The Year’s Most Controversial Sex Scene
October 25, 2013
These fringe bands were also strung in horizontal form across a cotton-knit silk dress, as if suspended on a weaving loom.Missoni Spring/ Summer 2014: Pop'n'Xotic
September 23, 2013
Historical Examples of horizontal
And bit by bit—how we don't know—the horizontal zigzag is accomplished.The Roof of France
Then come the struts, the main pieces which join the horizontal beams.
This consists of two sections, one horizontal, the other vertical.
Then he remounted and gripped the pipe in the middle of its horizontal section.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln
Tree of slow growth, with horizontal, yellowish-barked branches.Trees of the Northern United States
Austin C. Apgar
1550s, "relating to or near the horizon," from French horizontal, from Latin horizontem (see horizon). Meaning "flat" (i.e., "parallel to the horizon") is from 1630s. Related: horizontally.