verticality


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verticality

(vĕr″tĭ-kăl′ĭ-tē)
The ability to perceive accurately the vertical position in the absence of environmental cues. Deficits in vertical perception may result in a tendency for patients to fall.
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negative verticality and bent-ness of social hierarchies appears as "the organizational ladder" up which Mark Studdock attempts to ascend ("Spiritual Wickedness" 57).
As the British portrayed Jerusalem as a city to be moderately and carefully developed, verticality was seen as a major threat to the city's romantic image and a contradiction to its historic cityscape which was envisioned to be 'frozen in time'.
FOV = Height of the head (%) / Verticality ([degrees]) Eq.
We had lunch together and built a friendship over conversations about verticality, particularly verticality in Barnett Newman's work, in his painting as well as in his sculpture.
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The predominance of verticality mappings for musical pitch may suggest that other connotations of pitch are indirectly derived from metaphors for spatial verticality.
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In Los Angeles, the prototypical Sprawl City, verticality in its post-Tom Bradley Downtown and along its Wilshire Blvd.
Phenomenology and Mysticism: The Verticality of Religious Experience.
The father's house has the verticality and respective bays of a traditional temple, though it may remind a Westerner of the modular geometry of Le Corbusier's early villas.
Yauch utilizes this fisheye-type distortion to assert the verticality of the city as well as to jazz up his coverage of the game.