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 may refer to: Perpendicular, in mathematics two lines at right angles Perpendicular axis theorem Perpendicular Period, style and period of...
- Perpendicular recording (or perpendicular magnetic recording, PMR) is a technology for data recording on magnetic media, particularly hard disks. It was...
- (1812–15). Historians sometimes refer to the styles as "periods", e.g. "Perpendicular period" in much the same way as an historical era may be referred to...
- Length between perpendiculars (often abbreviated as p/p, p.p., pp, LPP, LBP or Length BPP) is the length of a ship along the waterline from the forward...
- 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...
- In physics, the perpendicular axis theorem (or plane figure theorem) can be used to determine the second polar moment of area of a rigid object that lies...
- 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...
- Perpendicular plate can refer to: Perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone Perpendicular plate of palatine bone...
- 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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