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adjective as in lying flat

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This capability was restored, she discovered, when the yeasts acquired bacterial versions of those genes via horizontal gene transfer.

The miter saw is fully adjustable with easy to read markers and a 14-Inch expanded horizontal cutting capacity.

As a matter of physics, rotation is required to produce horizontal or physical movement on pitches.

Interstellar horizontal gene transfer need not involve physical movement, but could enhance the fitness of any participating species.

It also appears that horizontal gene exchange isn’t limited to prokaryotes.

Like countless other boys in Massapequa, he had a crew cut and wore Keds sneakers and T-shirts with horizontal stripes.

Daily activity is rendered in parallel horizontal timelines, making it very easy to compare one day's activity to the next.

Name some aspect of the horizontal polka and it has probably been discussed endlessly among human beings with two X chromosomes.

You see, the spine is a row of vertebrae that was designed to be horizontal.

Like the wings, the tail surfaces—horizontal and vertical—easily break away from the fuselage and float.

In the diagram the horizontal arrows represent such mere banking operations, not true circulation.

It had worked at Tavistock; it was a horizontal high-pressure pole puffer.

Carlson was a little above medium height, dark complexioned, his brow a washboard of horizontal wrinkles.

The cliffs of Red Point partake of a reddish tinge and appear to be disposed nearly in horizontal strata.

The tubes are horizontal over the fire, the water circulating through them.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to horizontal, such as: even, flush, level, parallel, plane, and regular.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.