Definition of vertically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    vertically

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈvɜːtɪkli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɜːrtɪkli//
     
     
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  1. 1straight up or down from a level surface or from top to bottom in a picture, etc. The cliffs rose up vertically out of the water. compare horizontally
  2. 2in a way that has top, middle and bottom levels Labour is generally structured vertically in these industries.