vertical control meaning, vertical control definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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vertical

  
1       adj   Something that is vertical stands or points straight up.,   (Antonym: horizontal)    The gadget can be attached to any vertical or near vertical surface.     
  vertically      adv   ADV after v  
Cut each bulb in half vertically.     
2       n-sing   The vertical is the direction that points straight up, at an angle of 90 degrees to a flat surface.  
the N  
Pluto seems to have suffered a major collision that tipped it 122 degrees from the vertical.     
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n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
Care!!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
prep.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
n.
distributed control system; a control system for a process or plant, wherein control elements are distributed throughout the system
chemical plants, petrochemical (oil) and refineries, boiler controls and power plant systems, nuclear power plants, environmental control systems etc.

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