lengthwise

[ lengkth-wahyz, length-, lenth- ]SEE DEFINITION OF lengthwise
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LENGTHWISE

But don't carve it that way; cut it lengthwise, as if it were the saddle, which it ought to have been.

They are written on both sides and, following the run of the grain, lengthwise.

We were at its upper end, and of course viewed it lengthwise.

Take a veal kidney, open it lengthwise and leave all its fat.

Running through it lengthwise is a hole about the size of a lead-pencil.

The first or principal diameter of an ellipse; that which crosses it lengthwise.

There were fifteen of these across the room and twenty-five lengthwise.

We are at the western extremity of an oblong valley, looking up it lengthwise.

The berths are crosswise rather than lengthwise as in our sleepers.

You put your cord around each end, and then around it all lengthwise.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from length + wise (n.). As an adjective by 1871.

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