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horizontalization

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of horizontalizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In craniometry, the act of placing the skull for craniometrical measurement so that the plane taken as the horizontal datum-plane shall be truly horizontal.

Etymologies

horizontalize +‎ -ation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This gave translators tremendous leeway and, given the times, led to a marked horizontalization and banalization (if such are words!) of the liturgy.

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  • seen posted by VMWare on LinkedIn.. and it has nothing to do with Craniometry. I like it when old words get a new meaning.

    "VMware
    “…But I think there's a sense that there's change in the air. And that change is around horizontalization and that change is around software-consuming functionality. We can call it whatever we want. To me, this is the realization of network virtualization.” -Martin Casado, Chief Architect of...more http://ow.ly/kUL6o"

    May 11, 2013