Horizontal training

(Hort.) the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall spread out laterally in a horizontal direction.

See also: Training

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Horizontal training stimulates the production of flowers and fruit.
Use vine-eyes and galvanised wire to create a series of horizontal training wires or tie less heavy climbers to a trellis fixed to the wall or fence.
Last year's four training events were the Western Range Complex Horizontal Training Event 04-1 in January; Combined Joint Task Force Exercise 04-2, an integration event in June that included forces from Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Norway, and Peru; Determined Promise 04, a vertical event in August that involved the U.S.
"Martin Birkett (a Salford team-mate) had a house close to the Salford ground and I used to take one particular young lady there for a little horizontal training.
Another ECU 4 million will be spent on horizontal training and data collection.
This is permeated and enhanced by the existence of a horizontal training system that rotates employees through a variety of tasks within various departments.
Over 9,400 service members participated in the exercise, called the Western Range Complex JNTC Horizontal Training Event 04-1, with personnel from the U.S.
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