Perpendicular

  • 1 perpendicular — PERPENDICULÁR, Ă, perpendiculari, e, adj., s.f. 1. adj. (Despre drepte sau planuri; p. ext. despre obiecte sau părţi ale lor, despre poziţia lor etc.) Care formează între ele unghiuri adiacente egale sau unghiuri diedre adiacente egale. 2. s.f.… …

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  • 2 Perpendicular — Per pen*dic u*lar, a. [L. perpendicularis, perpendicularius: cf. F. perpendiculaire. See {Perpendicle}, {Pension}.] 1. Exactly upright or vertical; pointing to the zenith; at right angles to the plane of the horizon; extending in a right line… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 perpendicular — adjetivo,sustantivo femenino 1. [Línea, plano] que forma ángulo recto con otra línea u otro plano: Mi calle es perpendicular a la tuya. Voy a trazar una perpendicular en la pizarra …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 4 perpendicular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) at an angle of 90° to a given line, plane, or surface. 2) at an angle of 90° to the ground; vertical. 3) (Perpendicular) of the latest stage of English Gothic church architecture (late 14th to mid 16th centuries), characterized by… …

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  • 5 perpendicular — adj. 2 g. 1.  [Geometria] Que cai sobre uma linha ou plano formando ângulo reto. 2. Que forma um ângulo reto com o plano do horizonte. = VERTICAL • s. f. 3. Linha perpendicular a outra linha ou a um plano. 4. Rua que cruza ou entronca noutra,… …

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  • 6 perpendicular — [pʉr΄pən dik′yo͞o lər, pʉr΄pən dik′yələr] adj. [ME perpendiculer < OFr < L perpendicularis < perpendiculum, plumb line < perpendere, to weigh carefully < per , intens. + pendere, to hang: see PENDANT] 1. at right angles to a given… …

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  • 7 Perpendicular — Per pen*dic u*lar, n. 1. A line at right angles to the plane of the horizon; a vertical line or direction. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A line or plane falling at right angles on another line or surface, or making equal angles with it on each side.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Perpendicular — (v. lat.), senkrecht …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Perpendicular — Perpendicular, heißt ein Vorgebirge auf der Südostküste von Neuholland …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 10 perpendicular — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. perpendiculer, from L. perpendicularis vertical, as a plumb line, from perpendiculum plumb line, from perpendere balance carefully, from per thoroughly + pendere to weigh, to hang (see PENDANT (Cf. pendant)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 perpendicular — *vertical, plumb Analogous words: *steep, abrupt, precipitous, sheer Antonyms: horizontal …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 perpendicular — [adj] at right angles to erect, horizontal, on end, plumb, sheer, standing, stand up, steep, straight, straight up, upright, vertical; concept 581 Ant. horizontal, level …

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  • 13 perpendicular — (Del lat. perpendiculāris). adj. Geom. Dicho de una línea o de un plano: Que forma ángulo recto con otra línea o con otro plano. Apl. a línea, u. t. c. s. f.) …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 14 Perpendicular — In geometry, two lines or planes (or a line and a plane), are considered perpendicular (or orthogonal) to each other if they form congruent adjacent angles. The term may be used as a noun or adjective. Thus, referring to Figure 1, the line AB is… …

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  • 15 Perpendicular — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo femenino 1 GEOMETRÍA Se aplica a la línea o al plano que forma ángulo recto con otro. ► adjetivo 2 Se refiere a la cosa o lugar que forma ángulo recto con otro: ■ la calle que busca está perpendicular a ésta. * * *… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 16 perpendicular — per|pen|dic|u|lar1 [ˌpə:pənˈdıkjulə US ˌpə:rpənˈdıkjulər] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: perpendiculer, from Latin, from perpendiculum plumb line , from pendere to hang ] 1.) not leaning to one side or the other but exactly vertical… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 perpendicular — 1 adjective 1 not leaning to one side or the other but exactly upright; vertical 1 (1): a perpendicular line | a perpendicular wall of rock 2 be perpendicular to if one line is perpendicular to another line, they form an angle of 90 degrees 3… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 perpendicular — I UK [ˌpɜː(r)pənˈdɪkjʊlə(r)] / US [ˌpɜrpənˈdɪkjələr] adjective 1) a) completely upright and straight perpendicular cliffs b) maths forming a 90° angle with another surface or line perpendicular to: Line A is perpendicular to line B. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 perpendicular — per|pen|dic|u|lar1 [ ,pɜrpən dıkjələr ] adjective 1. ) completely upright and straight: a line of perpendicular cliffs a ) forming a 90° angle with another surface or line: perpendicular to: Line A is perpendicular to line B. 2. ) Perpendicular… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 perpendicular — [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)pəndɪ̱kjʊlə(r)[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A perpendicular line or surface points straight up, rather than being sloping or horizontal. We made two slits for the eyes and a perpendicular line for the nose... The sides of the loch are …

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