There are 2 translations of perpendicular in Spanish:

perpendicular1

Pronunciation: /ˌpɜːrpənˈdɪkjələr; ˌpɜːpənˈdɪkjʊlə(r)/

adj

  • 1.1 (vertical) [wall/surface] perpendicular al horizonte
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    • Most people touring the 302-square-kilometre Lushan National Park will be unruffled when they stand in front of perpendicular cliffs and look down on deep valleys.
    • It now is closed off by the forestry and is about four feet from the edge of a cliff which has a perpendicular drop of 700 ft overlooking the Masshill road.
    • The elevation of the Planalto exceeds 1000 m at the eastern end close to the Atlantic coast, and the Serra Geral facing the east forms a perpendicular cliff.
    1.2 [Math] perpendicular to sth perpendicular a algo
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    • The minor axis is perpendicular to the plane of rotation of the galaxy.
    • Then, since both semicircles are perpendicular to the plane ABC, so is their line of intersection QN.
    • Subsequently, one defines planes perpendicular to such lines, positioning them at the midpoint between the connected particles.
    1.3Perpendicular (style) [Archit] gótico (m) tardío (inglés)

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There are 2 translations of perpendicular in Spanish:

perpendicular2

n

  • perpendicular (f) to drop a perpendicular trazar* una perpendicular
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    • From the vertices of ABC drop perpendiculars on the transversal.
    • Roughly 50-60% of the cool air coming in is diverted by the perpendiculars of the optical and/or hard drives.
    • In other words, x-axis consists of the feet of the perpendiculars from the focus to the tangents to the parabola.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.