## perpendicular

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• Its west tower is perpendicular in style with its big west door and window.
• Because these forces are perpendicular to the ground, they are also called normal force.
• At the east end of the church are two two-light Perpendicular windows.
• In the lower stage is a west door and a three-light Perpendicular west window.
• Four of those stations have separate, perpendicular upper and lower levels which opened at different times.
• The three main streets are connected by a series of streets running perpendicular to them.
• The height is the perpendicular distance between the base and the opposite face.
• This list of perpendicular states has an associated value which is the value of the physical property.
• Within the service box there are two sets of lines perpendicular to the short and service lines.
• Pressure is force per unit area applied in a direction perpendicular to the surface of an object.
• The ships would have been long between perpendiculars and long overall.
• The car stopped on the outside of the track, perpendicular to the racing line.
• It is the opposite of west and is perpendicular to north and south.
• It is the opposite of east and is perpendicular to north and south.
• It is the opposite of south and is perpendicular to east and west.
• Wide and straight streets crossed side streets running perpendicular to them.
• It is in the Perpendicular style with its entrance located at the base of its off-centre tower.
• Before each test the pipe was moved in a direction perpendicular to the water flow.
• The spin will cause the ball to leave the opposite wall almost perpendicular to it.
• The West front is dominated by the central perpendicular great west window.

### Meaning of perpendicular

• noun A straight line at right angles to another line
• noun A gothic style in 14th and 15th century england; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (tudor) arch and fan vaulting
• noun An extremely steep face
• adjective Intersecting at or forming right angles
the axes are perpendicular to each other