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vertical

1. Economics of or relating to associated or consecutive, though not identical, stages of industrial activity
2. Anatomy of, relating to, or situated at the top of the head (vertex)
3. a vertical plane, position, or line

Vertical

Pertaining to anything, such as a structural member, which is upright in position, perpendicular to a horizontal member, and exactly plumb.

vertical

1. Any upright member, as in a truss.
2. The direction of gravity, at right angles to the horizon.
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Clamp type: Horizontal or vertical, fully hydraulic
Despite the many impressive titles and the glowing reviews (several of the company's translations have received literary awards), Vertical faces a steep climb to success.
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While some verticals have been more severely impacted by the downturn in the economy, other industries have continued to spend on technology and related IT outsourcing.
Attaining this type of depth, albeit conservative, creates great angles on top and makes them difficult to beat with a deep vertical passing game.
In reality the vertical emittance is larger than this theoretical value, because of coupling between the horizontal and vertical motion.
Computers: IBM succeeded with vertical integration for many years, building to a crescendo in 1989 with $60 billion in sales and 420,000 employees.
As with the case of the vertical axis table, three points of connection are used, but with the table placed beside the flask a pneumatic support mechanism on the flask side opposite the compaction table must be used to keep the flask and table level.
0, Vertical Networks' goal was to ensure that IP phones look, act, and feel like all the other phones supported by the InstantOffice system, both from a user experience and from a management perspective.