horizontal
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌhɒɹɪˈzɒntəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌhɔːɹəˈzɑːntəl/
Adjective

horizontal

  1. perpendicular to the vertical; parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat
  2. (marketing) relating to horizontal markets
  3. (archaic) pertaining to the horizon
    • 1667: As when the Sun new ris'n / Looks through the Horizontal misty Air — John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 1, ll. 594-5
  4. (wine tasting) involving wines of the same vintages but from different wineries
Antonyms Translations Noun

horizontal (plural horizontals)

  1. a horizontal component of a structure
  2. (geology) horizon
  3. a Tasmanian shrub or small tree whose main trunk tends to lean over and grow horizontally, Anodopetalum biglandulosum



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