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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being at right angles to a given line or plane (especially the plane of the horizon); The relation of opposition between things at right angles.

Usage examples (34)
  • The sense of perpendicularity, however, should constantly be cultivated.
  • Place water-level to ensure perpendicularity when shifting the batten towards the eaves angle!
  • There is something anarchic about things that don't conform to society's penchant for perpendicularity.
  • Pay attention, however, and you will see that most every frame involves the pedagogy of perpendicularity. for more
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