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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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verticalis. Such allometric growth shows similar characteristics (positive allometric growth) to those found by Hagerman (1952) and Martinez-Munoz & Ortega-Salas (1999, 2001) in California and other regions.
1C); restricted to smaller streams and rivers of the Appalachians verticalis 2.
Ischnura verticalis larvae, a species common to both fish and fishless lakes (Johnson and Crowley 1980, McPeek 1990a, 1998), were collected from both fish and fishless water bodies in Michigan in 1987 and in Vermont and New Hampshire in 1996.
verticalis larvae from a fish lake were added to an aquarium and allowed to acclimate for 3-5 h.
Pelagopleura verticalis: A: Lateral and dorsal view of the trunk; B: Whole animal, both modified from Tokioka (1955); Stegosoma magnum: C: Lateral and dorsal view of the trunk; D: Lateral view of the tail, modified from Esnal (1996).
An Indian Tropiduchid planthopper Tambinia verticalis Distant (Hemiptera: Fulgoriorum) breeding on coconut in Zanzibar.
The function of the katydid Requena verticalis spermatophore and its role in fecundity and insemination (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae).
Distribution of ehlorinsted hydrocarbons in overlying water, sediment, polychaste, and hornyhead turbot (Pleuronichthys verticalis) in the coastal ocean, southern California, USA.
verticalis Say in the Georgia fauna, and other species have been reported (1) for Tennessee (D.
On August 29, 40 Enallagma boreale and 15 Ischnura verticalis larvae were added to each cage.
Effects of size on predation risk, behavioral response to fish, and costs of reduced feeding in larval Ischnura verticalis (Ceonagrionidae: Odonata).