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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.

horizontal

(ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəl)
adj
1. parallel to the plane of the horizon; level; flat. Compare vertical1
2. of or relating to the horizon
3. (Mathematics) measured or contained in a plane parallel to that of the horizon
4. applied uniformly or equally to all members of a group
5. (Economics) economics relating to identical stages of commercial activity: horizontal integration.
n
a horizontal plane, position, line, etc
ˌhorizonˈtality, ˌhoriˈzontalness n
ˌhoriˈzontally adv

hor•i•zon•tal

(ˌhɔr əˈzɒn tl, ˌhɒr-)

adj.
1. at right angles to the vertical; parallel to level ground.
2. flat or level: a horizontal position.
3. being in a prone or supine position; recumbent.
4. near, on, or parallel to the horizon.
5. measured or contained in a plane parallel to the horizon: a horizontal distance.
6. of or pertaining to a position or individual of similar status: horizontal mobility.
n.
7. anything horizontal, as a plane, direction, or object.
[1545–55; < Latin horizont-, s. of horizōn horizon + -al1]
hor`i•zon′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horizontal - something that is oriented horizontallyhorizontal - something that is oriented horizontally
orientation - position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
Adj.1.horizontal - parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface"
inclined - at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane"
vertical, perpendicular - at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height"

horizontal

adjective level, flat, plane, parallel, supine Swing the club back until it is horizontal.

horizontal

adjective
Translations
vodorovný
horisontalvandret
vaakasuora
vodoravan
vízszintes
láréttur
水平な
가로수평의
vodorovný
vodoraven
vågrät
แนวนอน
nằm ngang

horizontal

[ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntl]
A. ADJhorizontal
horizontal integrationintegración f horizontal
B. Nhorizontal f

horizontal

[ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəl] adjhorizontal(e)

horizontal

adjwaag(e)recht, horizontal; horizontal lineWaag(e)rechte f, → Horizontale f

horizontal

:
horizontal bar
nReck nt
horizontal hold
n (TV) → Zeilenfang m, → Bildfang m

horizontal

[ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntl]
1. adjorizzontale
the shelf is horizontal to the floor → la mensola è parallela al pavimento

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

horizontal

أُفُقِيّ vodorovný horisontal horizontal οριζόντιος horizontal vaakasuora horizontal vodoravan orizzontale 水平な 수평의 horizontaal vannrett poziomy horizontal горизонтальный vågrät แนวนอน yatay nằm ngang 水平的

horizontal

n., a. horizontal;
___ positionposición acostada.

horizontal

adj horizontal
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