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adverb as in in the direction of the length


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Carrots, cut into 7-inch sticks and then halved lengthwise, rubbed with olive oil, salt, pepper, dried parsley, dried oregano, garlic powder and ground fennel seed — plus chile flakes, if you like it hot.

Swanson also opts for smaller, firm squash, which she slices lengthwise into quarters and trims away the watery central “seed zone.”

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I switch to my sharp cook’s knife and hack the squash in half lengthwise, then scrape out the seeds and stringy pulp with a spoon.

Using poultry shears and starting at the neck, make a lengthwise cut down one side of the backbone to the tail.

Slice them lengthwise and place them in a roasting pan, cut side facing up.

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Trim the fennel bulbs, cut lengthwise in half, and cut out most of the core.

Split one Tahitian vanilla bean lengthwise and place in heatproof bottle.

Pull the peppers apart, lengthwise, into halves or large sections, collecting the juices in the platter.

Cut the squash lengthwise into quarters and then cut the quarters in half lengthwise to give boat-shaped wedges of squash.

This cloth was doubled lengthwise, not down the center but so that one fold was deeper than the other.

The island was some thirteen miles long, lying lengthwise with its head pointing about northeast and the foot southwest.

Each of these divides again by mitosis (the chromosomes splitting lengthwise), the half or haploid number remaining.

The grain of the outside veneer runs lengthwise, while that of the inside piece runs crosswise.

Boil eight eggs hard; shell them, and cut a thin slice off the bottom of each, cut each into four lengthwise.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lengthwise, such as: along, alongside, endlong, fore and aft, from end to end, and from head to foot.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.