Vertical vs Heightwise - What's the difference?

vertical | heightwise |


As adjectives the difference between vertical and heightwise

is that vertical is along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the earth while heightwise is in terms of height; vertical.

As a noun vertical

is a vertex or zenith.

As an adverb heightwise is

in a heightwise manner.

vertical

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A vertex or zenith.
  • A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular.
  • An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
  • A vertical component of a structure.
  • (marketing) A vertical market.
  • We offer specialised accounting software targeting various verticals .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth.
  • In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.
  • (marketing) Of or pertaining to vertical markets.
  • Antonyms

    * horizontal

    Derived terms

    * vertical lips * vertically * vertical smile

    heightwise

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • In terms of height; vertical.
  • Adverb

    (-)
  • In a heightwise manner.