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horizontal

1. measured or contained in a plane parallel to that of the horizon
2. Economics relating to identical stages of commercial activity

horizontal

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl]
(science and technology)
Being in a plane perpendicular to the gravitational field, that is, perpendicular to a plumb line, at a given point on the earth's surface.

horizontal

At right angles to the direction of gravity; on the level; parallel to the horizon; neither vertical nor inclined.
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Likewise, Pedro Leivas and Anderson Santos's study on Brazil (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13600818.2017.1394450) locates the roots of horizontal inequality, alongside ethnic division, in both geographic (structural) factors and colonial histories.
Main opposition Akel and Elam said they are dead-set against horizontal voting on principle, whereas it's understood that Diko and socialists Edek do not wish to commit to a position at this stage.
To verify the feasibility of using FLAC-3D to simulate the anomalously low-friction effect, the simulation results were compared with previous experimental results [7], as shown in Figure 3, based on the response of granite blocks under the combined action of vertical impact energy and horizontal static force.
[31] presented an analytical model which allows for a horizontal well to consist of multiple sections.
Song helped develop a GPS-based tsunami warning system that measures seafloor movement--including horizontal motion--caused by an earthquake and subsequently calculates the size and direction of a tsunami.
The horizontal fissure in the present case presented a unique opportunity to study anatomical development of the lung.
In 2010, Prime Horizontal expanded its market to the United States with the opening of its Louisiana facility, and in 2016 expanded operations into Canada.
This research developed an adequate simulation setup that considers a full-size testing model for accurate analysis of the horizontal flow behavior.
Peng and Zhao [8] proposed that drill collars or heavy weight drill pipes should be installed in the vertical wellbore to provide enough weight on bit, and common and heavy weight drill pipes should be adopted on the horizontal or holding section to reduce the axial friction.
Alipour said the horizontal and directional methods used for the purpose concord with the latest oil industry methods applied by Iranian experts and technicians.
These assets include six horizontal wells in various stages of drilling and completion
Kamlesh and Dadeya [13] modified Knapp's procedure by transposition of the superior half of equally divided (up to 15 mm) medial and lateral recti for unilateral elevator deficiency and the inferior half after suitable recession or resection for horizontal deviation.