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hor·i·zon·tal / ˌhôrəˈzän(t)l/ • adj. 1. parallel to the plane of the horizon; at right angles to the vertical: a horizontal line. ∎  (of machinery) having its parts working in a horizontal direction: a horizontal steam engine. 2. combining companies engaged in the same stage or type of production: a horizontal merger. ∎  involving social groups of equal status: horizontal class loyalties. 3. of or at the horizon: the horizontal moon. • n. a horizontal line, plane, etc. DERIVATIVES: hor·i·zon·tal·i·ty / -ˌzänˈtalitē/ n. hor·i·zon·tal·ly adv.

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