English-Norwegian translation of perpendicular

Translation of the word perpendicular from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

perpendicular in Norwegian

geometryadjective perpendikulær, loddrett
  geometrynoun perpendikkel [u], normal [u]
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Definitions of perpendicular
1. perpendicular - an extremely steep face
  face a vertical surface of a building or cliff
2. perpendicular - a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
  gothic architecture, gothic a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
  tudor architecture a style of English-Gothic architecture popular during the Tudor period; characterized by half-timbered houses
3. perpendicular - a straight line at right angles to another line
  straight line a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature; "the shortest distance between two points is a straight line"
1. perpendicular - intersecting at or forming right angles; "the axes are perpendicular to each other"
  oblique slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
  parallel being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
  normal conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
  rectangular, orthogonal having four right angles; "a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide"
  right correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
2. perpendicular - extremely steep; "the great perpendicular face of the cliff"
  steep having a sharp inclination; "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs"
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(or a line and a plane), are considered perpendicular to each other if they form congruent adjacent angles (a T-shape). The term may be used as a noun or adjective. Thus, referring to Figure 1, the line AB is the perpendicular to CD through the point B.

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