Definition of Perpendicular. Meaning of Perpendicular. Synonyms of Perpendicular

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Definition of Perpendicular

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 side.
Perpendicular
Perpendicular Per`pen*dic"u*lar, a. [L. perpendicularis, perpendicularius: cf. F. perpendiculaire. See Perpendicle, Pension.] 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 (perpendicularity) is the relationship between two lines which meet at a right angle (90 degrees)...
- Perpendicular recording (or perpendicular magnetic recording, PMR), also known as conventional magnetic recording (CMR), is a technology for data recording...
- Perpendicular Gothic (also Perpendicular, Rectilinear, or Third Pointed) architecture was the third and final style of English Gothic architecture developed...
- Perpendicular is the relationship between two lines which meet at a right angle. Perpendicular may also refer to: Perpendicular axis theorem Perpendicular...
- geometry, the perpendicular distance between two objects is the distance from one to the other, measured along a line that is perpendicular to one or both...
- The perpendicular axis theorem states that the moment of inertia of a planar lamina(i.e 2-D bodies) about an axis perpendicular to the plane of the lamina...
- Length between perpendiculars (often abbreviated as p/p, p.p., pp, LPP, LBP or Length BPP) is the length of a ship along the summer load line from the...
- Decorated Gothic or Second Pointed (late 13th–late 14th centuries) Perpendicular Gothic or Third Pointed (14th–17th centuries). The architect and art...
- important is the perpendicular bisector of a segment, which, according to its name, meets the segment at right angles. The perpendicular bisector of a segment...
- Point Perpendicular is a point at the southern tip of the Beecroft Peninsula and at the northern entry to Jervis Bay, in New South Wales, Australia. It...
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