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adjective vertical pronunciation in British English /ˈvɜː(r)tɪk(ə)l/
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    standing, pointing, or moving straight up. Something that is horizontal is parallel to the ground or its base

    vertical lines

    The pilots were being trained in vertical take-off.

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 vertical pronunciation in British English /ˈvɜː(r)tɪkli/ adverb

The rocks rose almost vertically from the lake.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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