at a right angle to another line or plane, or to the earth's surface
"the ball sailed between the uprights"
"a vertical camera angle"
"the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"
"measure the perpendicular height"
"an erect stature"
"erect flower stalks"
"for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"
"a column still vertical amid the ruins"
"he sat bolt upright"
"vertical social mobility"
We give a vertical nod of approval.
出自： C. Darwin
The adaptation of the Virginian Creeper to climbing up vertical walls.
出自： S. H. Vines
A storm burst and there was a vertical wall of water all day.
出自： N. Sherry