WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (adj) catacorner, cata-cornered, catercorner, cater-cornered, catty-corner, catty-cornered,
**kitty-corner**, kitty-cornered (slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line)*"set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot"* *similar to*- S: (adj) oblique (slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled)
*"the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"* *antonym*- W: (adj)
parallel [Indirect via oblique] (being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting)
*"parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"* - W: (adj)
perpendicular [Indirect via oblique] (intersecting at or forming right angles)
*"the axes are perpendicular to each other"* *antonym**derivationally related form***Overview**- S: (n) perpendicular (a straight line at right angles to another line)
- S: (n) perpendicular, perpendicular style, English-Gothic, English-Gothic architecture (a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting)
- S: (n) plumb line, perpendicular (a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity; used to determine the vertical from a given point)
- S: (n) perpendicular (an extremely steep face)
- S: (adj) perpendicular (intersecting at or forming right angles)
*"the axes are perpendicular to each other"* - S: (adj) vertical, perpendicular (at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line)
*"a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height"* - S: (adj) perpendicular (so steep as to be nearly veritcal)
*"the great perpendicular face of the cliff"* *synset*- S: (adj) perpendicular (intersecting at or forming right angles)
*"the axes are perpendicular to each other"* *similar to**antonym*- W: (adj)
oblique [Opposed to: perpendicular] (slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled)
*"the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"* - W: (adj)
parallel [Opposed to: perpendicular] (being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting)
*"parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"* *derivationally related form*