vertical - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/ˈvɜː(r)tɪk(ə)l/
  1. 1
    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.

derived word

vertically

 

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/ˈvɜː(r)tɪkli/
adverb

The rocks rose almost vertically from the lake.