horizontal ( horizontals plural )
1 adj Something that is horizontal is flat and level with the ground, rather than at an angle to it.
The board consists of vertical and horizontal lines...
Horizontal is also a noun., n-sing the N
Do not raise your left arm above the horizontal.
horizontally adv ADV with v, ADV -ed
The wind was cold and drove the snow at him almost horizontally.
2 n-count A horizontal is a line or structure that is horizontal.
The undulating planes of the countryside provide relief from the hard horizontals and verticals of the urban scene.
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