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perpendicular
,pɜrpən'dɪkjʊlər
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Extremely steep.
  2. At right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line.
  3. Intersecting at or forming right angles.
(名) As a noun
  1. An extremely steep face.
  2. 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.
  3. A Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting.
  4. A straight line at right angles to another line.
Hyphenationper•pen•dic•u•lar
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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垂直线chuízhí xiànvertical line
垂直chuízhíperpendicular; vertical
直立zhílìerect; upright; vertical
zōngperpendicular, erect
横向héngxiànghorizontal; orthogonal; perpendicular; lateral; crosswise
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