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Longitudinal vs. Horizontal — What's the Difference?

Longitudinal vs. Horizontal — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Longitudinal and Horizontal

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Longitudinal

Of or relating to longitude or length
A longitudinal reckoning by the navigator.
Made longitudinal measurements of the hull.
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Horizontal

Of, relating to, or near the horizon.
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Longitudinal

Concerned with the development of persons or groups over time
A longitudinal study of twins.
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Horizontal

Parallel to or in the plane of the horizon.
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Longitudinal

Placed or running lengthwise
Longitudinal stripes.
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Horizontal

At right angles to a vertical line.
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Longitudinal

Relating to length, or to longitude.
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Horizontal

Occupying or restricted to the same level in a hierarchy
A horizontal study of verbal ability.
A horizontal transfer by an employee.
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Longitudinal

Running in the direction of the long axis of a body.
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Horizontal

(Medicine) Of or relating to transmission of infection by contact with or physical proximity to an infected individual or fomite.
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Longitudinal

Forward and/or backward, relative to some defined direction.
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Horizontal

Something, such as a line, plane, or object, that is horizontal.
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Longitudinal

Sampling data over time rather than merely once.
Longitudinal studies
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Horizontal

Perpendicular to the vertical; parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat.
Horizontal lines
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Longitudinal

Any longitudinal piece, as in shipbuilding etc.
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Horizontal

(marketing) Relating to horizontal markets
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Longitudinal

(rail transport) A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.
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Horizontal

(archaic) Pertaining to the horizon.
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Longitudinal

Of or pertaining to longitude or length; as, longitudinal distance.
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Horizontal

(wine) Involving wines of the same vintages but from different wineries.
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Longitudinal

Extending in length; in the direction of the length; running lengthwise, as distinguished from transverse; as, the longitudinal diameter of a body.
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Horizontal

Having the two notes sound successively.
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Longitudinal

A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.
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Horizontal

Relating to sexual intercourse.
Horizontal tango
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Longitudinal

Of or relating to lines of longitude;
Longitudinal reckoning by the navigator
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Horizontal

A horizontal component of a structure.
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Longitudinal

Running lengthwise;
A thin longitudinal strip
Longitudinal measurements of the hull
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Horizontal

(geology) Horizon.
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Longitudinal

Over an extended time;
A longitudinal study of twins
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Horizontal

A Tasmanian shrub or small tree whose main trunk tends to lean over and grow horizontally, Anodopetalum biglandulosum
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Horizontal

Pertaining to, or near, the horizon.
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Horizontal

Parallel to the horizon; on a level; as, a horizontalline or surface.
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Horizontal

Measured or contained in a plane of the horizon; as, horizontal distance.
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Horizontal

Something that is oriented horizontally
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Horizontal

Parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line;
A horizontal surface
A vertical camera angle
The monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab
Measure the perpendicular height
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