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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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Parsley is to receive one drilled but uncompleted horizontal well at closing.
Directional and horizontal wells in the Bahrain field targeted many geological formations of different thicknesses in shallow and medium deep targets such as Ahmedi, Bahrain, Wara and Arab formation.
They found that light caused a change in electrical current in cone horizontal cells but not in rod horizontal cells.
El esquema mental que tiene baja capacidad para la resolucion de problemas cognoscitivos es el Horizontal Diagonal; el esquema mental que no tienen capacidad para la resolucion de problemas cognoscitivos es el Horizontal Vertical, esto no quiere decir que sean incapaces, sino de que tiene severas dificultades para resolver este tipo de problemas pero pueden ser expertos el resolver problemas de otro tipo.
The company president and chief executive officer, William S Daugherty, said, 'We are very pleased with the production results from our first five horizontal wells in Leatherwood.
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Safety is a high priority on any jobsite, and the horizontal grinder's reputation for safety is helping it to gain favor among operators.
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07 million pixels (1,920 horizontal X 1,080 vertical), which is roughly double the volume of information available from current 720p high-definition (HD; approx.
The spectrum of the neutron horizontal velocity components is shaped by the input collimator with two plates, each of which could be adjusted independently to a required height.
Initial glimpses from the stairs--currently of the lower portion of Barnett Newman's Broken Obelisk and a horizontal zip of Claude Monet's Water Lilies--are enticing.
Within horizontal markets, Tablet PCs are particularly targeted at large enterprises.