Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something hanging straight down; a plumb line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Something hanging straight down; a plumb line.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pendant or something hanging down in a direct line; a plumb-line.

Etymologies

Latin perpendiculum; per + pendere to hang: compare French perpendicule. (Wiktionary)

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