vertical

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Noun[change]

Singular
vertical

Plural
verticals

A vertical line
  1. A line that is upright is called a vertical.
    Please draw a vertical that intersects the circle.
  2. The fully upright position is the vertical.
    The builder used a string to make sure the frame was on the vertical.
    When the plane lands all seats should be on the vertical.

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Positive
vertical

Comparative
more vertical

Superlative
most vertical

  1. Something that is standing straight is vertical. In a vertical direction means straight up or down.
    The radio mast was vertical on the horizon.
    A vertical shaft went down to the mine.
    Vertical stripes on a shirt make a person look thinner.

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