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synonyms for horizontal

  • even
  • flush
  • level
  • parallel
  • plane
  • regular
  • smooth
  • straight
  • uniform
  • accumbent
  • aligned
  • recumbent
See also synonyms for: horizontally

antonyms for horizontal

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  • broken
  • changing
  • different
  • disorderly
  • dissimilar
  • divergent
  • inconsistent
  • irregular
  • rough
  • uneven
  • unfair
  • upright
  • vertical
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How to use horizontal in a sentence

This capability was restored, she discovered, when the yeasts acquired bacterial versions of those genes via horizontal gene transfer.
BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The miter saw is fully adjustable with easy to read markers and a 14-Inch expanded horizontal cutting capacity.
MAKE EVERY PROJECT A BREEZE WITH THE RIGHT MITER SAWPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
As a matter of physics, rotation is required to produce horizontal or physical movement on pitches.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It also appears that horizontal gene exchange isn’t limited to prokaryotes.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
Interstellar horizontal gene transfer need not involve physical movement, but could enhance the fitness of any participating species.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
In the diagram the horizontal arrows represent such mere banking operations, not true circulation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It had worked at Tavistock; it was a horizontal high-pressure pole puffer.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Carlson was a little above medium height, dark complexioned, his brow a washboard of horizontal wrinkles.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The cliffs of Red Point partake of a reddish tinge and appear to be disposed nearly in horizontal strata.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The tubes are horizontal over the fire, the water circulating through them.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO HORIZONTAL

  • climbing
  • clinging
  • growing along the ground
  • horizontal
  • procumbent
  • prostrate
  • recumbent
  • reptant
  • reptilian
  • serpentine
  • spreading
  • stoloniferous
  • trailing
  • vermicular
  • vinelike
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