Definition of vertical:
upright piano, cocked up, stand-up, horizontal, upward, erectile, just, orthostatic, passant, straight-backed, upright, perpendicular, straight up, statant, plumb, erect, unsloped, on end, rampant, standing, unbent, unbowed, upended, rearing, good, fastigiate, tumid.
- "The Art of the Exposition", Eugen Neuhaus.
- "From Sand Hill to Pine", Bret Harte.
The circumstances we have mentioned before- pressure of the exudate upon it in front and tension of the perforans on it behind- have caused it to assume a more upright position than is normal, so much so that in a bad case the front of the bone becomes quite vertical.- "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.