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perpendicularly

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a perpendicular manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a perpendicular manner; vertically.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a perpendicular manner; so as to be perpendicular, in any sense of that word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a perpendicular manner
  • adv. straight up or down without a break

Etymologies

perpendicular +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A display popped up, showing the three chosen rocks in a split screen, the dark spikes of the broken missiles sticking out perpendicularly from the surface.

    365 tomorrows » 2008 » March : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • And even at Södermalm, where the mountain rises perpendicularly from the strand, they began to build.

    Further Adventures of Nils

  • Before long they came to the Bald-Face Bluffs — huge walls of rock which rose perpendicularly from the river.

    Chased By The Trail

  • There was no way of penetrating the island from our cove, for the walls rose perpendicularly from the beach, and, on either side of the cove, rose from the deep water.

    Chapter 29

  • At the end of the engagement it was discovered by those of our officers who went alongside the enemy's ship with the wounded that her midship section on both sides was thoroughly iron-coated; this having been done with chain constructed for the purpose, placed perpendicularly from the rail to the water's edge, the whole covered over by a thin outer planking, which gave no indication of the armour beneath.

    The Fight Between the Alabama and the Kearsarge off Cherbourg

  • Chedder cliffs amply repaid us. never did I see a grander scene — immense rocks rising perpendicularly from the glen to such a height that as pains the neck of the spectator, & terminating in the most bold & fantastic manner. large trees grew from the interstices of the stone & the sheep browzed on the edge of every precipice. a stream of water cold & clear flows from under the rocks where we paused to drink & pour libations to the Naiad. on a similar spring at Chilcompton Coleridge has written a very beautiful poem.

    Letter 98

  • The thrust was made horizontally, -- that is, across the ribs and between them, instead of perpendicularly, which is the usual method of stabbing.

    The Shrieking Pit

  • I turned each little squirrel skin inside out like a sock and stacked them in piles, two skins abreast like strips of bacon, and then laid another two perpendicularly on top, alternatively, until each stack contained a hundred skins ready to be graded.

    A DAY AT THE FUR AUCTION • by Stephen Taylor

  • Ideally, the wire should leave perpendicularly to each lever.

    A different linear transmission mechanism « The Half-Baked Maker

  • The pulleys can be placed close to or far away from the levers, and again the wire should ideally leave the levers perpendicularly.

    A different linear transmission mechanism « The Half-Baked Maker

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