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Vertical may refer to:

  • Vertical direction, the direction aligned with the direction of the force of gravity, as materialized with a plumb line
  • Vertical (angles), a pair of angles sharing the same vertex and bounded by the same pair of lines but are opposite to each other
  • Vertical (company), a publishing company based in New York City
  • Vertical (music), a musical interval where the two notes sound simultaneously
  • Vertical Inc, a Japanese novel and manga company founded in 2001 by Hiroki Sakai
  • Vertical market, a group of similar businesses and customers which engage in trade based on specific and specialized needs
  • Vertical, a type of wine tasting in which different vintages of the same wine type from the same winery are tasted

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

VERTICAL (from Lat. vertex, highest point), the direction of the line of action of gravity, as determined by the plumbline. The angle of the vertical is the angle between the direction of the plumb-line and that of the earth's centre (see Earth, Figure 01 ? The).


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Simple English

The English Wiktionary has a dictionary definition (meanings of a word) for:

An object is in a vertical position when it goes in an "up-down" direction, also perpendicular to the horizon or horizontal plane.

In science, it could also mean:

  • Vertical direction, the direction aligned with the direction of the force of gravity, as materialized with a plumb line

In mathematics:

  • Vertical (angles), a pair of angles sharing the same vertex and bounded by the same pair of lines but are opposite to each other

In music:

  • Vertical (music), a musical interval where the two notes sound simultaneously

In business:

  • Vertical market, a group of similar businesses and customers which engage in trade based on specific and specialized needs
  • Vertical integration, a management term describing a style of ownership and control
  • Vertical monopoly, a monopoly produced through vertical integration

In networking:

  • Vertical (network), the portion of network cabling that runs between floors, usually considered the backbone network

In art:

  • Vertical, is a French art gallery (Paris) which presents vegetal sculptures.

In furnishings:

  • Vertical blinds, a type of window blind

In athletics:

  • Vertical jump, a measure of how high an individual or athlete can elevate off the ground from a standstill

In a Vertical wine tasting different vintages of the same wine type from the same winery are tasted.

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