Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Perpendicularly; at right angles; with right angles.

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

  • adverb Perpendicularly; at right angles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an orthogonal manner; perpendicularly; at right angles

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Examples

  • More orthogonally, my fantasy The Dragons of the Cuyahoga was actually inspired by a SF novel, In The Cube by David Alexander Smith.

    MIND MELD: Who are Your Literary Influences in the Ongoing Conversation of Science Fiction?

  • A non-sacred, state-recognized contract certified by a state authorized agent orthogonally dressed up with whatever ritual elements, religious or not, you want to throw on top to call it “marriage” by your own definition.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Civil Unions in Hawaii?

  • I'd say its peculiar starting place -- the crossover between erotic fetish and violent automobile crashes -- is deliberately taken orthogonally from what the reader might expect I suppose the reader might expect a novel about sexual sado-masochism into uncannier realms, where it is not just violence upon the body but the machine, and death, that constitute our erotic life.

    J G Ballard, Crash (1973)

  • A non-sacred, state-recognized contract certified by a state authorized agent orthogonally dressed up with whatever ritual elements, religious or not, you want to throw on top to call it “marriage” by your own definition.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Civil Unions in Hawaii?

  • Areas: An area is defined as a set of 1 or more cards, all of the same suit, all touching orthogonally.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Areas: An area is defined as a set of 1 or more cards, all of the same suit, all touching orthogonally.

    Wielding the Decks 7: Card-cassonne

  • Your hypothetical global criminal would need to bring the asteroid down on and allow the transglobal vulcanism to well up on 2 enemy states orthogonally positioned, while his own state was offset 1/4 of an earth circumference from the target states.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » AsteroidGate

  • Playing a card: All cards played must touch orthogonally at least one other card on the table.

    Wielding the Decks 7: Card-cassonne

  • All pieces, except the knight, move either orthogonally (that is, forward, backward, or to the side), or diagonally.

    Crash Course: SHOGI « Undercover

  • Playing a card: All cards played must touch orthogonally at least one other card on the table.

    Archive 2009-03-01

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