perpendicularly

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  • He had chosen a spot where the rock rose perpendicularly above the road. Cited from Won by the Sword, by G.A. Henty
  • Again, suddenly one will shoot up almost perpendicularly, immediately followed by the other. Cited from The Life of the Fields, by Richard Jefferies
  • Some of them fall from a great height perpendicularly into the sea. Cited from Voyage from Okkak. . .to Ungava Bay, by Kohlmeisergava and Kmoch
  • If one came perpendicularly upon her, it was easy to see what must happen. Cited from A Dream of the North Sea, by James Runciman
  • On the south, south-east, and east sides it rose almost perpendicularly from the sea. Cited from Left on Labrador, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Sometimes its two sides rise almost perpendicularly, leaving but a narrow passage for the river. Cited from Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2), by Carl Lumholtz
  • Normal force is always directed towards the object and acts perpendicularly with the applied force.
  • Suddenly we heard a bell ring very near, perpendicularly under us. Cited from German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII
  • These rocks rise to the height of four hundred feet, perpendicularly from the sea. Cited from Twenty-Seven Years in Canada West, by Samuel Strickland
  • The mountains rise up around them like walls almost perpendicularly. Cited from Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands V2, by H. Stowe
  • Their temple was seldom any other than a wide circle of rocks perpendicularly raised. Cited from Thaumaturgia, by An Oxonian
  • A part of the land toward the north rises more than a thousand feet perpendicularly from the sea. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V3[Raven Edition]
  • He fell, then, almost perpendicularly to that circular line where the sea and the sky meet. Cited from Dick Sand, by Jules Verne
  • The portion of the table here shown under the head is, in actual work, dropped all the way down perpendicularly. Cited from Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy, by Chevalier Jackson
  • Grand rocks from five hundred to eight hundred feet in height rise nearly perpendicularly from the opposite shore of the bay. Cited from With the Harmony to Labrador, by Benjamin La Trobe
  • If we read the columns perpendicularly, indeed, they seem to be in his favour. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V2 of 4
  • I carried the lance perpendicularly before me, with the point about a foot from the ground. Cited from Thrilling Adventures by Land and Sea, by James O. Brayman
  • At the point where the mules stopped, the rock rose almost perpendicularly on each side. Cited from The Treasure of the Incas, by G. A. Henty
  • Here steep rocks rose perpendicularly from the ground, running almost like a wall along that portion of the forest. Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • When he had raised the bow of the flying machine at the start she had shot up almost perpendicularly into the air. Cited from On a Torn-Away World, by Roy Rockwood
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Meaning of perpendicularly

  • adverb In a perpendicular manner
    this red line runs perpendicularly to the green line