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hor·i·zon·tal

 (hôr′ĭ-zŏn′tl, hŏr′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or near the horizon.
2.
a. Parallel to or in the plane of the horizon.
b. At right angles to a vertical line.
3. Occupying or restricted to the same level in a hierarchy: a horizontal study of verbal ability; a horizontal transfer by an employee.
4. Medicine Of or relating to transmission of infection by contact with or physical proximity to an infected individual or fomite.
n.
Something, such as a line, plane, or object, that is horizontal.

[French, from Latin horizōn, horizont-, horizon; see horizon.]

hor′i·zon·tal′i·ty (-zən-tăl′ĭ-tē), hor′i·zon′tal·ness n.
hor′i·zon′tal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.horizontally - in a horizontal direction; "a gallery quite often is added to make use of space vertically as well as horizontally"
Translations
أُفُقِيّا
vodorovně
horisontaltvandret
vízszintesen
lárétt
vodorovne
yatay olarak

horizontally

[ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəlɪ] ADVhorizontalmente

horizontally

[ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəli] advhorizontalement

horizontally

advhorizontal

horizontally

[ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəlɪ] advorizzontalmente

horizon

(həˈraizn) noun
the line at which the earth and the sky seem to meet. The sun went down below the horizon; A ship could be seen on the horizon.
horizontal (horiˈzontl) adjective
at right angles to vertical; parallel to the horizon; lying level or flat. a horizontal line; a horizontal surface.
ˌhoriˈzontally adverb
References in classic literature ?
At the middle of the forehead horizontally subdivide this upper quoin, and then you have two almost equal parts, which before were naturally divided by an internal wall of a thick tendinous substance.
This chart divides the ocean into districts of five degrees of latitude by five degrees of longitude; perpendicularly through each of which districts are twelve columns for the twelve months; and horizontally through each of which districts are three lines; one to show the number of days that have been spent in each month in every district, and the two others to show the number of days in which whales, sperm or right, have been seen.
We bore away nearly horizontally for about four hundred feet, then ascended directly toward the summit for about sixty feet, then doubled back to the ridge which descends toward Zermatt.
It is hooped round with a hollow cylinder of adamant, four feet yards in diameter, placed horizontally, and supported by eight adamantine feet, each six yards high.
In the window opening he set small branches about an inch in diameter both vertically and horizontally, and so woven that they formed a substantial grating that could withstand the strength of a powerful animal.
As long as it sails horizontally," muttered Ned Land, "I do not mind; but, if it takes a fancy to dive, I would not give two straws for my life.
Monsieur de Beaufort placed it horizontally at the height of one foot.
But if ever it rained horizontally, you know, they would be invaluable--simply invaluable
But the most annoying hindrance we encountered was from a multitude of crooked boughs, which, shooting out almost horizontally from the sides of the chasm, twisted themselves together in fantastic masses almost to the surface of the stream, affording us no passage except under the low arches which they formed.
On approaching the savages, however, the latter showed evident symptoms of alarm, spreading out their arms horizontally, according to their mode of supplicating clemency.
He could spring twenty feet horizontally from a sitting position.
So low did he crouch that his head, extended horizontally forward, was much lower than his shoulders which were humped up queerly and composed the highest part of him.