Definition of Perpendicular. Meaning of Perpendicular. Synonyms of Perpendicular
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Definition of Perpendicular
Perpendicular Per`pen*dic"u*lar, n.
1. A line at right angles to the plane of the horizon; a
vertical line or direction.
2. (Geom.) A line or plane falling at right angles on another
line or surface, or making equal angles with it on each
PerpendicularPerpendicular Per`pen*dic"u*lar, a. [L. perpendicularis,
perpendicularius: cf. F. perpendiculaire. See Perpendicle,
1. Exactly upright or vertical; pointing to the zenith; at
right angles to the plane of the horizon; extending in a
right line from any point toward the center of the earth.
2. (Geom.) At right angles to a given line or surface; as,
the line ad is perpendicular to the line bc.
Perpendicular style (Arch.), a name given to the latest
variety of English Gothic architecture, which prevailed
from the close of the 14th century to the early part of
the 16th; -- probably so called from the vertical style of
its window mullions.
Meaning of Perpendicular from wikipedia
- In elementary
geometry, the property
of being perpendicular
) is the relationship between
two lines which
meet at a right angle
- Perpendicular recording
(or perpendicular magnetic
recording, PMR), also known
as conventional magnetic recording
(CMR), is a technology
for data recording...
- Point Perpendicular
is a point
at the southern
tip of the Beecroft Peninsula
and at the northern entry
Bay, in New South
Wales, Australia. It...
, in mathematics
at right angles Perpendicular
axis theorem Perpendicular
- Perpendicular plate
to: Perpendicular plate
bone Perpendicular plate
- The perpendicular
axis theorem states
that the moment
of a planar lamina about
an axis perpendicular
to the plane
of the lamina
- Early English
(c. 1180–1275), Decorated Gothic
(c. 1275–1380), and Perpendicular Gothic
(c. 1380–1520). The various styles
are seen at their
- geometry, the perpendicular distance between
is the distance
from one to the other, measured along
a line that is perpendicular
to one or both...
- that is perpendicular
to a given
object. For example, in two dimensions, the normal
line to a curve
at a given point
is the line perpendicular
to the tangent...
- Perpendicular bisector construction
to: Bisection#Line segment
bisector, on the construction
of the perpendicular bisector
of a line segment...
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