horizontal

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from French horizontal.

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horizontal (comparative more horizontal, superlative most horizontal)

  1. perpendicular to the vertical; parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat
    horizontal lines
  2. (marketing) relating to horizontal markets
  3. (archaic) pertaining to the horizon
  4. (wine tasting) involving wines of the same vintages but from different wineries
  5. (music) Of an interval: having the two notes sound successively.
    Synonyms: linear, melodic
    Antonym: vertical

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horizontal (plural horizontals)

  1. a horizontal component of a structure
  2. (geology) horizon
  3. a Tasmanian shrub or small tree whose main trunk tends to lean over and grow horizontally, Anodopetalum biglandulosum

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from English horizontal; the -al adjectival suffix is neither native to Albanian, nor was it borrowed from Latin earlier on.

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horizontal m (feminine horizontale)

  1. horizontal

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Asturian[edit]

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horizontal (epicene, plural horizontales)

  1. horizontal
    Antonym: vertical

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin horizōn (horizon) + -ālis (suffix forming adjectives from nouns).

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horizontal (feminine singular horizontale, masculine plural horizontaux, feminine plural horizontales)

  1. horizontal
    Antonym: vertical

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Galician[edit]

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horizontal m or f (plural horizontais)

  1. horizontal
    Antonym: vertical

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German[edit]

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horizontal (not comparable)

  1. horizontal
    Synonyms: waagrecht, waagerecht
    Antonyms: vertikal, senkrecht

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Portuguese[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: ho‧ri‧zon‧tal
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

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horizontal m or f (plural horizontais, not comparable)

  1. horizontal
    Antonym: vertical

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Spanish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /oɾiθonˈtal/, [o.ɾi.θõn̪ˈt̪al]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /oɾisonˈtal/, [o.ɾi.sõn̪ˈt̪al]

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horizontal (plural horizontales)

  1. horizontal
    Antonym: vertical
  2. landscape (a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides; in smartphones)
    Antonym: vertical

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