apparent vertical

apparent vertical

[ə′pa·rənt ′verd·ə·kəl]
(geophysics)
The direction of the resultant of gravitational and all other accelerations. Also known as dynamic vertical.
References in periodicals archive ?
Considering that for this study it was more relevant to obtain an agreement level in the diagnosis of the facial vertical excess, and not in it's absence, 3 subjects with apparent vertical excess were included for each subject without apparent vertical excess for the evaluation (3:1 ratio).