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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
2. Linear Dimensions
 
213. Horizontality.
 
  
NOUN:HORIZONTALITY; flatness; level, plane; stratum [See Layer]; dead level, dead flat; level plane.
  RECUMBENCY; lying down &c. v.; reclination, decumbence or decumbency, discumbency [obs.]; proneness &c. adj.; accubation, supination, resupination, prostration; azimuth.
  [LEVEL SURFACES] plain, floor, platform, bowling green; cricket ground; croquet -ground, - lawn; billiard table; terrace, estrade [rare], esplanade, parterre, table-land, plateau, ledge.
  
VERB:BE HORIZONTAL &c. adj.; lie, recline, couch; lie -down, - flat, - prostrate; sprawl, loll; sit down.
  RENDER HORIZONTAL &c. adj.; lay, lay down, lay out; level, flatten, even, raze, equalize, smooth, align or aline.
  prostrate, knock down, floor, fell, ground, drop, grass [slang]; cut -, hew -, mow- down.
  
ADJECTIVE:HORIZONTAL, level, even, plane, flush; flat [See Flatness]; flat as a -billiard table, - bowling green; alluvial; calm, - as a mill pond; smooth, - as glass.
  RECUMBENT, procumbent, accumbent, decumbent [bot.]; lying &c. v.; prone, supine, couchant, jacent [rare], prostrate, recubant [rare], resupinate.
  
ADVERB:HORIZONTALLY &c. adj.; on one’s back, on all fours, on its beam ends.

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