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ORTHOGONALITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does orthogonality mean? 

ORTHOGONALITY (noun)
  The noun ORTHOGONALITY has 2 senses:

1. the relation of opposition between things at right angles
2. the quality of lying or intersecting at right angles

  Familiarity information: ORTHOGONALITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ORTHOGONALITY (noun)


Sense 1orthogonality [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The relation of opposition between things at right angles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

orthogonal opposition; orthogonality; perpendicularity

Hypernyms ("orthogonality" is a kind of...):

opposition (a direction opposite to another)


Sense 2orthogonality [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of lying or intersecting at right angles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("orthogonality" is a kind of...):

oblongness; rectangularity (the property of being shaped like a rectangle)


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