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horizontal
used in Atlas Shrugged

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in line with the floor, horizon, or another flat base
  • His cold, blue eyes made two horizontal cuts across the gaunt planes of his face; they remained horizontal, impassively half-closed; he said evenly, without emphasis: 'I'll do it.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (78% in)
  • His cold, blue eyes made two horizontal cuts across the gaunt planes of his face; they remained horizontal, impassively half-closed; he said evenly, without emphasis: 'I'll do it.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (78% in)
  • It was a stretch of rocks ground against one another, with boulders hanging in precarious formations, with long, dark crevices and a few contorted pine trees growing half-horizontally into the air.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (96% in)
  • It hung in space above the town, as its coat-of-arms, its trademark, its beaconand it caught the sunrays, like some transmitter of energy that sent them in shining blessing to stretch horizontally through the air above the roofs, "What's that?" she gasped, pointing at the sign.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (9% in)

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