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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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But the vertically integrated sector didn't stand still.
Second, we determine the set of output combinations that vertically competitive firms choose in equilibrium.
The FAA said the planes were 1,100 feet apart vertically.
Because we've oriented the interest rates vertically, in a column, enter the reference to the input cell, C9, in the blank space after Column input cell.
The current system of large for-profit insurers and large vertically integrated health delivery systems cannot flourish in this climate.
4 At 6-8 yards, plant inside foot and vertically stem for at least 5 yards.
Only the vertically integrated processors who recycle for their own use are really in a position to make money in a falling market.
By altering the height of the nanotubes or by modifying the initial pattern of the vertically aligned tubes, the researchers could control the ultimate orientation and shape of the microlandscape.
It works on the same Disamatic vertically parted molding principle of blowing green sand into the mold chamber, which is subsequently squeezed into flaskless molds.
Meanwhile, skeptics wonder if it's possible to build an aircraft that could operate on the ground, take off from moving ships, land vertically and still have enough features in common to keep prices down.
As industries have transitioned to the networked structures, the results have shown significant advantage over the slower, more cumbersome vertically integrated competitors:
The new library and study facilities from the first phase occupy a long rectangular volume, divided both horizontally and vertically by a series of new planar insertions.