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Overview of noun vertical

The noun vertical has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. vertical

(something that is oriented vertically)

2. upright, vertical

(a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights")


Overview of adj vertical

The adj vertical has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) vertical, perpendicular

(at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height")

2. vertical

(relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution)

3. erect, vertical, upright

(upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

4. vertical

(of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group); "vertical social mobility")

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