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perpendicular

US [ˌpɜrpənˈdɪkjələr]
UK [ˌpɜː(r)pənˈdɪkjʊlə(r)]
  • adj.垂直的;成直角的
  • n.垂直线(或位置、方向)
  • Web垂线;正交的;垂足
Plural Form:perpendiculars  
perpendicular
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adj.
1.
~ (to sth)
垂直的;成直角的forming an angle of 90˚ with another line or surface; vertical and going straight up
Are the lines perpendicular to each other?
这些直线相互垂直吗?
The staircase was almost perpendicular(= very steep) .
楼梯几乎成垂直的了。
2.
垂直式的(英格兰 14、15 世纪盛行的建筑风格,以使用垂直线和大拱为特征)connected with a style of architecture common in England in the 14th and 15th centuries, that makes use of vertical lines and wide arches
n.
1.
[sing]
垂直线(或位置、方向)a line, position or direction that is exactly perpendicular
The wall is a little out of the perpendicular.
墙壁有点倾斜。

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