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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. Perpendicular, perpendicular, the perpendicular: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. perpendicular: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. perpendicular: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. perpendicular: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. perpendicular, perpendicular: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. perpendicular: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. perpendicular, the perpendicular: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Perpendicular: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. perpendicular: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. perpendicular: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. perpendicular: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. perpendicular: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. perpendicular (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. perpendicular: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. perpendicular: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Perpendicular: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Perpendicular: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. perpendicular: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. perpendicular: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. perpendicular, perpendicular: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. perpendicular: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. perpendicular: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. perpendicular: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. perpendicular: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. perpendicular: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. perpendicular: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. perpendicular: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. PERPENDICULAR: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Perpendicular: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. PerPendicular: Abbreviations in shipping [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. perpendicular: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. perpendicular: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Perpendicular: Castle Terms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Perpendicular: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. perpendicular: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]
  3. perpendicular, perpendicular, perpendicular: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Perpendicular: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (perpendicular)

noun:  an extremely steep face
noun:  a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
noun:  a straight line at right angles to another line
noun:  a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity; used to determine the vertical from a given point
adjective:  intersecting at or forming right angles ("The axes are perpendicular to each other")
adjective:  extremely steep ("The great perpendicular face of the cliff")
adjective:  at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line ("Measure the perpendicular height")

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Phrases that include perpendicular:   perpendicular spread, perpendicular period, perpendicular plate, perpendicular lines, dropping the perpendicular, more...

Words similar to perpendicular:   english-gothic, perpendicularity, perpendicularly, vertical, english-gothic architecture, perpendicular style, plumb line, more...

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