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Perpendicular

Denoting the latest stage of English Gothic church architecture, prevalent from the late 14th to mid 16th centuries and characterized by broad arches, elaborate fan vaulting, and large ...

perpendicular

perpendicular adj   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

...perpendicular adj ˌpɐ:ɹpǝn'dɪkjǝlǝɹ sp perpendicular 1 ...

perpendicularly

perpendicularly adv   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

...perpendicularly adv ˌpɐ:ɹpǝn'dɪkjǝˌlɐ:ɹlǝɪ sp perpendicularly 1 ...

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls (1981)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
230 words

...musical styles of the 1960s and turned it all into a dazzling piece of entertainment. Added strengths were the superb performances of Holliday and a physical production that Elliot Norton of the Boston Herald American described as “a vivid moving pageant of lights in perpendicular towers and horizontal bridges, lights visible and invisible, that move about the stage to frame the actors and keep the action...

hanamichi

hanamichi   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
303 words

...and exits played on the hashigakari bridgeway parallel to the stage at the right. But beginning in the 1680s the bridgeway was gradually expanded, eventually resulting in a much wider main stage with no room for lateral runways. Various temporary runways and thrusts perpendicular to the main stage were experimented with, until by the 1730s the permanent hanamichi came into common use. Beginning in the 1680s the hashigakari bridgeway of early nō performances was gradually expanded to the width of the main stage, and various temporary runways and...

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