Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a vertical manner, position, or direction; in a line or plane passing through the zenith; also, upward toward or downward from the zenith.
- adv. In a vertical direction or position.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a vertical manner, position, or direction; perpendicularly.
- adv. in a vertical direction
- vertical + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Studying James can jump vertically 1 meter from his skateboard when it is at rest. when the skateboard is moving horizontally, James can jump ________vertically.”
“These flat bones were sewn in vertically around the waist line in order to provide structure (very good for the back) and to help support the bosom.”
“As with most jigs, fishing vertically from a boat or casting and retrieving slowly from shore can also do the trick.”
“The mountains are concentrated on the east coast, where they rise nearly vertically from the ocean, reaching heights of 3,000 meters or more, a breathtaking sight.”
“Neofelis diardi is diagnosed as: "On shoulders, small irregular cloud-like markings, which form two or more rows that are arranged vertically from the dorsal midline on the flank, with frequent spots within clouds; ground coloration that is overall grayish yellow or gray hue; a double dorsal stripe.”
“Like the original version, the rider still stands on a platform between two wheels and holds onto a handlebar supported by a stem that rises vertically from the base.”
“No giant tube-worm feeds as low in the deepest slough of ocean as this blistered, swelling, pendant boil on the flabby, pendulous buttocks of the Parliamentary Labour Party, this sagging sac of infectious slime, this pus-filled pantaloon, this vial of virulent venom vomited vertically from a vampire's varicocele.”
“In this way, a magnet defocusing the beam vertically is followed by a magnet focusing the beam vertically.”
“Ms. Cool (the sole performer) repeated such activities as running a pencil down the side of a yardstick; rustling her feet, while seated in a banged up folding chair, in a pile of leafy branches under a table; sliding to pieces of white paper together so that they rose up vertically from the tabletop; and cocooning herself in a large sheet of thin, transparent plastic, then sinking to the floor and letting it balloon over her like a spectral jelly fish.”
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