cross-wise[ kraws-wahyz, kros- ]SEE DEFINITION OF cross-wise
Synonyms for cross-wise
- diametrically opposed
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSS-WISE
In the middle of the top of the head on each side a cross-wise cut was made, and one inch of bone divided.
I looked and what I saw choked me—got cross-wise in my throat for a moment so no words could come out.
These rolls were written usually on but one side of the material, in narrow, cross-wise columns.
The basis for this estimate is, largely, its nearer approach to the ancient rolls with their cross-wise columns.
The first observation exercises begin with straight lines drawn vertically or cross-wise.
They threw over the rest of the planks and wood, cross-wise, on the raft they had made.
First she fixed stout tree-trunks in the ground, and on the tops of these, cross-wise, she laid other pieces.
In Figure 54 will be seen method of piling slack or tight barrel staves "cross-wise" of the kiln when same has three tracks.
In Figure 51 will be seen another method of piling lumber on the flat, "cross-wise" of the dry kiln when same has three tracks.
In Figure 50 will be seen method of piling lumber on the flat, "cross-wise" of the dry kiln when same has three tracks.