Example Sentences

the axes are perpendicular to each other

the great perpendicular face of the cliff

Definitions

noun

an extremely steep face

adjective

intersecting at or forming right angles

adjective

at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

Synonyms: vertical

adjective

extremely steep

Synonyms: sharp

noun

a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity

Synonyms: plumb line

noun

a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England

Synonyms: perpendicular style

noun

a straight line at right angles to another line

Other words

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