Significado de “perpendicular” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "perpendicular" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk /ˌpɜː.pənˈdɪk.jə.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 around an axis that is perpendicular to the plane.
adverb uk /ˌpɜː.pənˈdɪk.jə.lə.li/ us /ˌpɝː.pənˈdɪk.juː.lɚ.li/ formal or specialized

perpendicularnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpɜː.pənˈdɪk.jə.lər/ us /ˌpɝː.pənˈdɪk.juː.lɚ/ specialized

a perpendicular line:

Draw a perpendicular from the vertex of the triangle to its base.
the perpendicular

a perpendicular position or direction:

The wall was leaning at an angle of ten degrees to the perpendicular.

(Definition of “perpendicular” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "perpendicular" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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perpendicularadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌpər·pənˈdɪk·jə·lər/

geometry at an angle of 90° to another line or surface:

Two perpendicular lines form a right angle.

Perpendicular is also standing or rising straight up:

The cliff was nearly perpendicular and impossible to climb.

(Definition of “perpendicular” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)