- (of a leaf) having the blade in a perpendicular plane, so that neither of the surfaces can be called upper or lower.
- being in the same direction as the axis; lengthwise.
Origin of vertical
synonym study for vertical
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How to use vertical in a sentence
Rails are the horizontal pieces on a door, stiles are the vertical boards on the outside edges, and mullions are the vertical boards in the center of the door.Build your own door and ascend to a higher level of DIY|Courtney Starr|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
Their method, however, involves bringing the boosters back down in a vertical landing.Rocket Lab has successfully recovered a booster for the first time|Neel Patel|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Online commerce now accounts for the company’s largest advertiser vertical, and the company gets a share of each sale made via Instagram Checkout.Social Shorts: Instagram pegs Reels and Shop, Pinterest’s engagement metric, TikTok’s size and more|Ginny Marvin|November 16, 2020|Search Engine Land
Because the boat is constantly shaking up and down as well, its own vertical vibrations cancel out any external jostling that would knock the boat off its float.Readers ask about buoyancy, Stonehenge sounds and more|Science News Staff|November 15, 2020|Science News
We also made the decision to be a fully vertical company and own production end to end.The boutique aperitif brand finding favor with millennials making more cocktails at home|Rachel King|November 15, 2020|Fortune
The company is working on a rocket that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter.Pentagon Enlists Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson To Design a Space Plane|Dave Majumdar|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Per Pale means that the Shield is divided vertically with one half blue (Azure) and the other half red (Gules).
Her newfound lanky limbs were extended vertically, without the addition of some extra weight.Disney Characters Are Slimmed Down For Barneys and Harrods Holiday Campaigns|Misty White Sidell|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The lower one is not vertically beneath that here represented above it, but at some little distance.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
The reeds placed vertically are called spokes, and the horizontal ones are the weavers.
The stretch of the elastic is sufficient to enlarge the parts equally, as well vertically as horizontally.
The tendon is attached almost vertically on the temporal process.Jaw Musculature of the Mourning and White-winged Doves|Robert L. Merz
It is set vertically on its edge, and turns in the same plane with the wheel.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius