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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HORIZONTALLY

In carving a round of beef, slice it horizontally and very thin.

Now take these bits and weave them horizontally into a thick mass.

This they tow to the spot, and sink it horizontally with mud and stones.

There are two paladins who can be cut in half, one horizontally and other perpendicularly.

Disposed after the manner of a Bar,—crossing 105 the field, that is, horizontally.

These are placed, not upright, but horizontally, one above another.

It was ten feet deep, horizontally, five feet high, and six feet wide.

They hauled up the ladder and placed it horizontally across the boughs.

From the collar stricture arise three radial internal beams, horizontally diverging, and inserted at the inside of the thorax.

He dug downward first about 5ft., then horizontally about 10ft.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "relating to or near the horizon," from French horizontal, from Latin horizontem (see horizon). Meaning "flat" (i.e., "parallel to the horizon") is from 1630s. Related: horizontally.

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