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.
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.
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
n.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
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