Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being horizontal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being horizontal.

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  • noun horizontalness

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

  • noun the quality of being parallel to the horizon

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Examples

  • Rosalind Krauss has recently argued that this kind of "horizontality" is a feature of abstract expressionist visual art (Bois and Krauss 93-103).

    Notes

  • In an interview with the FT 18 June 2004 Skouris was asked, Is the 'horizontality' of the Charter stable?

    Myth four - the Charter of Fundamental Rights

  • There were also a number of loud prophecies about the future of everything-from books on paper to "horizontality" to the fate of copyright law-including the future of BEA itself.

    Publishers Weekly - Children's Books News

  • In the context of the celebration of 'horizontality' that characterised the emergence of the alterglobalisation movement, some consider the evolution of hubs per se to be a sign of centralisation, and therefore tend to try to avoid them.

    Kasama

  • In the context of the celebration of 'horizontality' that characterised the emergence of the alterglobalisation movement, some consider the evolution of hubs per se to be a sign of centralisation, and therefore tend to try to avoid them.

    Kasama

  • It balances the bland horizontality of the two existing theaters by rising above them, giving the entire building vertical energy and a centering, focusing nodal point.

    Arena Stage's new building: a brilliant addition, and a challenge, to the city

  • In this formulation, the Floating Green, by Ling Fan, is a stretch of lawn that appears to have rebelled against horizontality by springing from the ground, doing an elegant twist and then settling into a vertically folded position to offer passers-by a place to sit.

    Olivia Chen | Inhabitat

  • Instead of a vertical donor-recipient approach to aid giving, south-south cooperation SSC emphasises horizontality and mutuality.

    A new direction for international co-operation

  • No building is taller than the usual seven stories; the low-lying horizontality matches the long stretch of the piazza itself, and balances the vertical heft of the central obelisk and the church towers.

    Perfection, Squared

  • According to Faur's analysis, the Jewish model of horizontality allows for an open dialogue of ideas based on what he has called "alphabetical Judaism."

    David Shasha: Two Models of Jewish Tradition: Vertical-Hierarchical and Horizontal Pluralist

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