Definition of perpendicularly:
- "Afar in the Forest", W.H.G. Kingston.
The rocks appear to have broken off abruptly, and stand up perpendicularly over against each other, about three hundred feet high, leaving a chasm or passage between them which forms the entrance to Port Jackson.- "A Boy's Voyage Round the World", The Son of Samuel Smiles.
If he succeeds he has the privilege of striking the block three times as follows: He first strikes it perpendicularly, which causes it to bound up two or three feet, when he hits it as one would hit a ball, driving it as far as possible.- "The Chinese Boy and Girl", Isaac Taylor Headland.