adjective uk
/ˌpɜː.pənˈdɪk.jʊ.lər/ us
/ˌpɝː.pənˈdɪk.juː.lɚ/

› formal at an angle of 90° to a horizontal line or surface: We scrambled up the nearly perpendicular side of the mountain. › specialized mathematics at an angle of 90° to another line or surface: The wheel rotates about an axis which is perpendicular to the plane.

perpendicularly

adverb uk
/-li/ formal or specialized us

(Definition of perpendicular from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus
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