These blinds are vertical.
An example of something which would be described as standing vertical is something that is standing directly upright at a right angle to the flat ground.
- of, at, or in the vertex or zenith
- perpendicular, or at a right angle, to the plane of the horizon; upright, straight up or down, etc.
- at a right angle to the plane of the supporting surface
- at, or made up of elements at, different levels, as of industrial production and distribution or of social status
- of the vertex of the head
- Biol. in the direction in which the axis lies; lengthwise
Origin of verticalFrench ; from Late Latin verticalis ; from Classical Latin vertex (gen. verticis): see vertex
- a vertical line, plane, circle, etc.
- upright position
- Being or situated at right angles to the horizon; upright.
- Situated at the vertex or highest point; directly overhead.
- Anatomy Of or relating to the vertex of the head.
- Economics Relating to or involving all stages from production to sale: vertical integration.
- Relating to or composed of elements at different levels, as of society.
- Medicine Of or relating to transmission of a disease or condition from parent to offspring, either through genetic inheritance or through circumstances occurring between conception and birth.
- Something vertical, as a line, plane, or circle.
- A vertical position.
Origin of verticalLate Latin verticalis, overhead, from Latin vertex, vertic-, highest point; see vertex.
- ver′ti·cal′i·ty , ver′ti·cal·ness
(comparative more vertical, superlative most vertical)