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The more you densify a city, the more congestion will increase, however technology changes... cities so packed that they will no longer function... vertical sprawl.
Leon Krier

Meaning of "vertical" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VERTICAL

From Late Latin verticālis, from Latin vertex.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VERTICAL

vertical  [ˈvɜːtɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VERTICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vertical can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VERTICAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Vertical

Vertical may refer to: ▪ Vertical direction, the direction aligned with the direction of the force of gravity, as materialized with a plumb line ▪ Vertical, a pair of angles sharing the same vertex and bounded by the same pair of lines but are opposite to each other ▪ Vertical, a publishing company based in New York City ▪ Vertical, a musical interval where the two notes sound simultaneously ▪ Vertical Inc, a Japanese novel and manga company founded in 2001 by Hiroki Sakai ▪ Vertical market, a group of similar businesses and customers which engage in trade based on specific and specialized needs ▪ Vertical, a 2010 novel by Rex Pickett written as a sequel to SidewaysVertical, a 1967 Soviet movie starring Vladimir Vysotsky ▪ "Vertical", a type of wine tasting in which different vintages of the same wine type from the same winery are tasted...

Definition of vertical in the English dictionary

The first definition of vertical in the dictionary is at right angles to the horizon; perpendicular; upright. Other definition of vertical is extending in a perpendicular direction. Vertical is also at or in the vertex or zenith; directly overhead.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VERTICAL


adrenocortical
əˌdriːnəʊˈkɔːtɪkəl
aeronautical
ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪkəl
article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
astronautical
ˌæstrəˈnɔːtɪkəl
biopharmaceutical
ˌbaɪəʊˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl
cuticle
ˈkjuːtɪkəl
hermeneutical
ˌhɜːmɪˈnjuːtɪkəl
interparticle
ˌɪntəˈpɑːtɪkəl
microparticle
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl
nanoparticle
ˈnænəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl
nautical
ˈnɔːtɪkəl
neocortical
ˌniːəʊˈkɔːtɪkəl
nutraceutical
ˌnjuːtrəˈsjuːtɪkəl
particle
ˈpɑːtɪkəl
pharmaceutical
ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl
quasiparticle
ˌkweɪzaɪˈpɑːtɪkəl
subcortical
sʌbˈkɔːtɪkəl
subvertical
sʌbˈvɜːtɪkəl
therapeutical
ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪkəl
vortical
ˈvɔːtɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VERTICAL

vertex
vertical analysis
vertical angles
vertical circle
vertical farming
vertical grouping
vertical integration
vertical mobility
vertical overlap
vertical planning
vertical stabilizer
vertical take-off aircraft
vertical union
verticality
vertically
vertically opposite angles
verticalness
vertices
verticil
verticillaster

WORDS THAT END LIKE VERTICAL

alphabetical
analytical
chemical
cortical
critical
diacritical
elliptical
grammatical
hypothetical
identical
impractical
mathematical
metical
mystical
optical
political
practical
skeptical
statistical
tactical
theoretical

Synonyms and antonyms of vertical in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VERTICAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vertical» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vertical

Translation of «vertical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VERTICAL

Find out the translation of vertical to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vertical from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vertical» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

垂直的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vertical
570 millions of speakers

English

vertical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊर्ध्वाधर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَمُودِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вертикальный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vertical
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উল্লম্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vertical
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menegak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

senkrecht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

垂直の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수직의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vertikal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thẳng đứng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செங்குத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनुलंब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dikey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

verticale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pionowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вертикальний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vertical
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατακόρυφος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vertikale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lodrät
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vertikal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vertical

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VERTICAL»

The term «vertical» is very widely used and occupies the 4.523 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VERTICAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vertical

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10 QUOTES WITH «VERTICAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vertical.
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Donald Barthelme
I don't think you can talk about progress in art - movement, but not progress. You can speak of a point on a line for the purpose of locating things, but it's a horizontal line, not a vertical one.
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Richard Ben-Veniste
With respect to the FBI, they had problems communicating in a vertical way, within the FBI itself, so that information of importance could get pushed up to those who were decision-makers.
3
Bono
But with Christ, we have access in a one-to-one relationship, for, as in the Old Testament, it was more one of worship and awe, a vertical relationship. The New Testament, on the other hand, we look across at a Jesus who looks familiar, horizontal. The combination is what makes the Cross.
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Mike Davidson
I vertically center things in tables a lot, and the fact that there is no way to control vertical positioning in divs affects the way we do things across the board.
5
Martin Filler
The skyscraper style first advocated by Louis Sullivan - a tower of strongly vertical character with clear definitions among base, shaft, and crown - has remained remarkably consistent throughout the history of this building type.
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Dan Gilroy
I find Los Angeles to be a place of great physical beauty, in which you have the oceans and the mountains, and there's a vertical sense and a desert light that you can see forever.
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Will Hobbs
I love to read about the exploits of technical mountain climbers, but I've never done any vertical climbing.
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Leon Krier
Horizontal and vertical sprawl... are the dinosaurs of an ending fossil-fuel age of synthetic culture.
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Leon Krier
The more you densify a city, the more congestion will increase, however technology changes... cities so packed that they will no longer function... vertical sprawl.
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Ella Maillart
The timelessness of a concept has to be woven into the running warp of dying time, vertical power has to be wedded to the horizontal earth.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VERTICAL»

Discover the use of vertical in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vertical and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vertical Integration, Outsourcing, and Corporate Strategy
This is a reprint of a previously published work. The original title was Strategies for Vertical Integration. It deals with self-sufficiency and outsourcing in various kinds of businesses.
Kathryn Rudie Harrigan, 2003
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The Vertical Transportation Handbook
This new edition of a one-of-a-kind handbook provides an essential updating to keep the book current with technology and practice.
George R. Strakosch, Robert S. Caporale, 2010
3
Vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law
Providing a detailed and practical analysis of the entire scope of the law relating to vertical agreements, including the new general block exemption regulations and the Vertical Guidelines, this book is an indispensible tool for all ...
Frank Wijckmans, Filip Tuytschaever, 2011
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The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
Now, in this groundbreaking book, Despommier explains how the vertical farm will have an incredible impact on changing the face of this planet for future generations.
Dickson Despommier, 2010
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Vertical Church: What Every Heart Longs for. What Every ...
Vertical Church points to a new day where God is the seeker, and we are the ones found. In Vertical Church God shows up, and that changes everything.
James MacDonald, 2012
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Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers: Design, ...
Comprehensive description of the physics, design, fabrication, characterization, and applications of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers.
Carl W. Wilmsen, Henryk Temkin, Larry A. Coldren, 2001
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Vertical Empire: The General Resettlement of Indians in the ...
But while this radical restructuring destroyed certain aspects of indigenous society, Jeremy Ravi Mumford's Vertical Empire reveals the ways that it preserved others.
Jeremy Ravi Mumford, 2012
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Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables ...
Shares methods of growing vegetables, flowers, and fruits vertically with tips on choosing a site, composting, and controlling weeds, pests, and disease.
Derek Fell, 2011
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Vertical Dive
When a band of Algerian terrorists hijacks France's new nuclear submarine, two NATO subs, the USS Hampton and the USS Texas, are called in to save the world from annihilation.
Michael DiMercurio, 2005
10
Vertical Vegetable Gardening: A Living Free Guide
Vertical vegetable gardening isn't intuitive.
Chris McLaughlin, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VERTICAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vertical is used in the context of the following news items.
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Watch this fighter jet's insane vertical takeoff
The takeoff seems entirely normal until the pilot appears to push the "Make Like A Rocket" button. Suddenly, the plane turns to the vertical and rises like a NASA ... «CNET, Jul 15»
2
YouTube tweaks Android app to hide vertical video users' shame
As sensible and not-at-all-reactionary lovers of tech, we all know that people who record videos vertically are the worst. But astoundingly, despite the opprobrium ... «The Verge, Jul 15»
3
New Jersey's 'Brick City' just broke ground on the world's largest …
On Thursday, the startup AeroFarms broke ground on the world's largest vertical farm, housed in a former steel mill. The 69,000 square foot space is slated to ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
4
Google launches 'vertical' Street View maps
But now, for the first time, it's going in literally a new direction: vertically up. Google has launched a new set of images for the 360-degree mapping site which ... «Wired.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Langley Research Center Recognized As Vertical Flight Heritage Site
The American Helicopter Society International honored NASA's Langley Research Center for its contribution in the advancement of vertical flight aircraft. «Tech Times, May 15»
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Greece, Bulgaria and Romania Agree on Constructing 'Vertical Gas …
According to Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, the three Ministers' talks were focused on the prospective construction of the so-called “Vertical ... «Greek Reporter, Apr 15»
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PG County Sheriff?s cruiser crashes, ends up nearly vertical against …
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP/WJLA) - A Prince George's County sheriff's deputy's cruiser ended up nearly vertical against a telephone pole after a crash. «WJLA, Mar 15»
8
Bring up your dead: Israel latest to join 'vertical cemetery' trend
With real estate at a premium, Israel is at the forefront of a global movement building vertical cemeteries in densely populated countries. From Brazil to Japan, ... «The Globe and Mail, Oct 14»
9
DARPA's newest toy lets human scale vertical glass wall, just like …
Defense Department scientists have figured out how to replicate Spider-Man's superpower. In an age of advanced weaponry, the Marvel hero still relies on his ... «Washington Post, Jun 14»
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Ex-UCLA guard Zach LaVine shows off 46-inch vertical in workout …
Ex-UCLA guard Zach LaVine shows off 46-inch vertical in workout with Lakers ... Former UCLA guard Zach LaVine showed off his huge vertical Wednesday. «SI.com, Jun 14»

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