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American English: /ˌpərpənˈdɪkjələr/
British English: /ˌpəːp(ə)nˈdɪkjʊlə/

Translation of perpendicular in Spanish:


  • 1 (vertical)
    perpendicular al horizonte
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (Mathematics)perpendicular to something
    perpendicular a algo
    Example sentences
    • 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.


  • to drop a perpendicular
    trazar una perpendicular
    Example sentences
    • 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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