1. Noun.  A vertex or zenith.
  2. Noun.  A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular.
  3. Noun.  An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
  4. Noun.  A vertical component of a structure.
  5. Adjective.  along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth.
  6. Adjective.  In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.
  7. Adjective.  (marketing) Of or pertaining to vertical markets.

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