Definition of Perpendicular
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an extremely steep face
a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity
used to determine the vertical from a given point
- plumb line
a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England
characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
- perpendicular style
- english gothic
- english gothic architecture
a straight line at right angles to another line
"the great perpendicular face of the cliff"
at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
"a vertical camera angle"
"the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"
"measure the perpendicular height"
intersecting at or forming right angles
"the axes are perpendicular to each other"