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LENGTHWISE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lengthwise mean? 

LENGTHWISE (adjective)
  The adjective LENGTHWISE has 1 sense:

1. running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing

  Familiarity information: LENGTHWISE used as an adjective is very rare.


LENGTHWISE (adverb)
  The adverb LENGTHWISE has 1 sense:

1. in the direction of the length

  Familiarity information: LENGTHWISE used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LENGTHWISE (adjective)


Sense 1lengthwise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing

Synonyms:

lengthways; lengthwise

Context example:

the lengthwise dimension

Similar:

axial (situated on or along or in the direction of an axis)

end-to-end (with the end of one object in contact lengthwise with the end of another object)

fore-and-aft (parallel with the keel of a boat or ship)

linear; running (measured lengthwise)

longitudinal (running lengthwise)

Antonym:

crosswise (lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction)


LENGTHWISE (adverb)


Sense 1lengthwise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In the direction of the length

Synonyms:

lengthways; lengthwise; longways; longwise; longitudinally

Context example:

He cut the paper lengthwise


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