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Synonyms for perpendicular

at right angles

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at right angles to the horizon or to level ground

Synonyms for perpendicular

a straight line at right angles to another line

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a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity

an extremely steep face

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intersecting at or forming right angles

at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

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extremely steep

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One person might only use one colour or someone else might prefer perpendicular lines.
The rounded shape of the seed is positioned beside several tall, mirrored-glass towers, and its soft curves stand out against the sharp, perpendicular lines of its neighbors.
The four perpendicular lines have become shorthand for 'share this and share this now.
The only function of this special type of laser level is to project a pair of perpendicular lines, like crosshairs.
For the study, Stephen Mitroff, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke and his group asked college students to identify specific targets on a computer display - in this case, two perpendicular lines that form the letter "T" amid distracters, such as Ls and non-Ts.
In these lab sessions, the pre-service teachers continued to build their geometric understanding by moving lines and recording changes in the slope, describing slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines, making sketches of linear equations graphed and dynamically altered with GeoGebra, identifying intercepts of lines, and then identifying an equation for a line given the slope and y-intercept.
Twelve appendixes are included: (1) Collaborative Teaching Survey Pre and Post; (2) Strategy Survey; (3) Multiple Intelligence Online Survey; (4) Multiple Intelligence Lesson #1; (5) Parallel and Perpendicular lines Card Activity Worksheet; (6) Examples of Parallel and Perpendicular lines Cards; (7) Multiple Intelligence Lesson #2; (8) The Wave Activity; (9) Multiple Intelligence Lesson #3; (10) The Carousel Activity; (11) Multiple Intelligence Lesson #4; and (12) Triangle Inequality Game.
The backbone is a series of paths running in parallel and perpendicular lines with flower beds along them.
When laid the evidence of the perpendicular lines are less obvious.
2 : being at right angles to a line or surface <The letter T is made with two perpendicular lines.
At every corner of the real cube there are three edges that meet as a set of three mutually perpendicular lines (i.
The current Cherokee took a long time to creep into buyers' hearts, with Jeep stalwarts hankering after the perpendicular lines of the previous model.
Because the positions of the genotypes on a biplot were unique, the perpendicular lines are also unique.
Cut all perpendicular lines from the fold to the diagonal lines through all layers of paper then open carefully.
That will give him the perpendicular lines demarcating the 10-step J approach shown in the diagram.