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French from Latin horizōn horizont- horizon horizon
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From French horizontal
A boiler with horizontal sections is shown in fig.
In the second class there are, in addition to the lifting motion, two horizontal movements at right angles to one another.
The " roods " themselves were not The simplest form is the " flat roof " consisting of horizontal wood joists laid from wall to wall as in floor construction.
It has the horizontal racking motion mentioned FIG.
There is again a floor of folded Archean rocks overlaid by nearly horizontal strata of Lower Palaeozoic age; but these are followed by marine beds belonging to the Carboniferous period.
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