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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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Working within a 600mm module that emphasizes the verticality of the facades, he has positioned windows of clear, coloured, and translucent glass to cut across the floor plate and blur the division between the two levels.
Take Ethiopian dancers, for instance, who seem to bounce up and down gleefully with a frenzied verticality that's vaguely reminiscent of Irish step dancing.
For example, in It's a Tough Job But Somebody Has to Do It, 1991 (with its Kruger-like English title), the connections between four plastic tubes and the teats of an actual cow's udder are experienced as simultaneously funny, pathetic, and painful--not unlike Trockel's hanging stove tops, comic in their verticality and drooping electrical plugs but threatening to singe the unwary all the same.
It follows that we could grade the landscape and the city in terms of their horizontality and verticality and draw conclusions on the extent to which an emphasis on the axis influences how we respond.
The striking design of the South Bay tower focuses on verticality, featuring sleek lines that effortlessly combine design with functionality something that is echoed throughout the buildings interior, too.
This unexpected and inexplicable verticality, along with the stylized, graphic quality of the images, exuded an almost cartoonish quality here.
The linearity of the space and the verticality of the tembusu are softened by willows, which also counterbalance the solidity of the stone.
The Milanese rejection of projects marked by centered verticality does not surprise.
Limited Tenders are invited for Technical Specification Settlement And Verticality Survey For Storage Tanks, Spheres, Bullets And Critical Structures At Mrpl
The title of his exhibition, "Verticality Downwards," affected one's perception of what was on view.