Perpendicularity in a sentence

The word "perpendicularity" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of perpendicularity and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Perpendicularity

  • The quality or state of being perpendicular.
  • the quality of being at right angles to a given line or plane (especially the plane of the horizon)
  • the relation of opposition between things at right angles

How to use perpendicularity in a sentence. Perpendicularity pronunciation.

The _square_ was required to fit the joints with sufficient accuracy, the _level_ to run the courses in a horizontal line, and the _plumb_ to erect the whole with due regard to perfect perpendicularity.
The corner-stone of an edifice must be perfectly square on its surfaces, lest, by a violation of this true geometric figure, the walls to be erected upon it should deviate from the required line of perpendicularity which can alone give strength and proportion to the building.
There is danger that his resentment may be roused a little, and that his mind will assume a hostile attitude at once toward such individuals, so that he will enter upon his work rather with a desire to seek a collision with them, or, at least, with secret feelings of defiance toward them-feelings which will lead to that kind of unbending perpendicularity in his demeanor toward them which will almost inevitably lead to a collision.
Your argument about the perpendicularity of the dike strikes me as good.
The ascent is precipitous, but the path is cut into continual and short windings, which enable you to surmount the perpendicularity of the mountain.

Examples of Perpendicularity

Example #1
This portion of the labor finds its symbolism in the second degree of the speculative science, and in applying this symbolism we still continue to refer to the idea of erecting a spiritual temple in the heart.
Example #2
For these purposes implements of a higher and more complicated character than the gauge and gavel were necessary.
Example #3
Perfectly square on its surfaces, it is, in its form and solid contents, a cube.
Example #4
And, first, as to the form of the corner-stone.
Example #5
Such inquiries as these will, in ordinary cases, bring to the teacher's knowledge, in most districts in our country, some cases of peculiarly troublesome scholars, or unreasonable and complaining parents; and stories of their unjustifiable conduct on former occasions will come to him exaggerated by the jealousy of rival neighbors.
Example #6
It is like a navigator's becoming acquainted beforehand with the nature and the dangers of the sea over which he is about to sail.