Thesaurus / uprights

opposites of uprights

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

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They have evinced much ingenuity, he says, in attaching the uprights to the flat timbers.
THE EVOLUTION OF CULTUREAUGUSTUS HENRY LANE-FOX PITT-RIVERS
The whole number of stones, uprights and altar, is exactly one hundred and forty.
They were originally of such dimensions as to allow a complete shelter for an archer standing behind one of the uprights.
Two uprights, E, are fastened to the back side of the block A as guides for the lever C.
Then a couple of uprights, between which hung a bell, with a cord attached.
A little before the mast, on each side of the boat, a pole runs through the forks of the uprights.
The open roof is supported by a mighty 'tie-beam' and two uprights called 'queen-posts'.
CHESHIRECHARLES E. KELSEY
The two uprights and the lintel have a p. 123simple and chaste ornament like a bead moulding.
The upper ends of the ropes or chains are fastened close to and under the bolt holding the inside forks of the uprights.
MISSION FURNITUREH. H. WINDSOR
The frame is to be supported on pivots between two uprights.