vertical

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French vertical, from Late Latin verticālis.

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vertical (comparative more vertical, superlative most vertical)

  1. Standing, pointing, or moving straight up or down; parallel to the local direction of gravity; along the direction of a plumb line; perpendicular to something horizontal.
    vertical lines
  2. In a two-dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis y oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis x.
  3. In a three-dimensional co-ordinate system, describing the axis z oriented normal (perpendicular, orthogonal) to the basic plane xy.
  4. (marketing) Of or pertaining to vertical markets.
  5. (wine tasting) Involving different vintages of the same wine type from the same winery.
  6. (music) Of an interval: having the two notes sound simultaneously.
    Synonym: harmonic
    Antonym: horizontal

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Noun[edit]

vertical (plural verticals)

  1. A vertex or zenith.
  2. A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular.
  3. An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
  4. A vertical component of a structure.
  5. (marketing) A vertical market.
    We offer specialised accounting software targeting various verticals.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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  • IPA(key): /beɾtiˈkal/, [beɾ.t̪iˈkal]

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vertical (epicene, plural verticales)

  1. vertical

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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vertical (masculine and feminine plural verticals)

  1. vertical

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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vertical (feminine verticale, masculine plural verticaux, feminine plural verticales)

  1. vertical

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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vertical m or f (plural verticais)

  1. vertical

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Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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vertical m (feminine singular verticala, masculine plural verticai, feminine plural verticales)

  1. vertical

Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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vertical

  1. vertical

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

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  • Rhymes: -al, -aw
  • Hyphenation: ver‧ti‧cal

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vertical m or f (plural verticais, not comparable)

  1. vertical
    Antonym: horizontal

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vertical.

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vertical m or n (feminine singular verticală, masculine plural verticali, feminine and neuter plural verticale)

  1. vertical

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin verticālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beɾtiˈkal/ [beɾ.t̪iˈkal]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Hyphenation: ver‧ti‧cal

Adjective[edit]

vertical (plural verticales)

  1. vertical
  2. portrait (a print orientation where the vertical sides are longer than the horizontal sides.; in smartphones)

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