Horizontal meaning

hôr'ĭ-zŏn'tl, hŏr'-
Of, relating to, or near the horizon.
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The definition of horizontal is something that is parallel to the horizon (the area where the sky seems to meet the earth).

An example of a horizontal line is one that goes across the paper.

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At, or made up of elements at, the same levels of industrial production and distribution, or of status.
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Something, such as a line, plane, or object, that is horizontal.
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Of or near the horizon.

Horizontal parallax.

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A horizontal line, plane, etc.
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Of or relating to transmission of infection by contact with or physical proximity to an infected individual or fomite.
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Position parallel to the horizon.
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Relating to or near the horizon.
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Something, such as a line, plane, or object, that is horizontal.
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Perpendicular to the vertical; parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat.
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A horizontal component of a structure.
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Occupying or restricted to the same level in a hierarchy.

A horizontal study of verbal ability; a horizontal transfer by an employee.

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Flat and even; level.
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Relating to transmission of infection by contact with or physical proximity to an infected individual or fomite.
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(marketing) Relating to horizontal markets.
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(archaic) Pertaining to the horizon.
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Origin of horizontal

  • French from Latin horizōn horizont- horizon horizon
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French horizontal
    From Wiktionary