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LONGITUDINALLY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does longitudinally mean? 

LONGITUDINALLY (adverb)
  The adverb LONGITUDINALLY has 3 senses:

1. across time
2. in the direction of the length
3. with respect to longitude

  Familiarity information: LONGITUDINALLY used as an adverb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LONGITUDINALLY (adverb)


Sense 1longitudinally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Across time

Context example:

We studied the development of the children longitudinally


Sense 2longitudinally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In the direction of the length

Synonyms:

lengthways; lengthwise; longways; longwise; longitudinally

Context example:

He cut the paper lengthwise

Pertainym:

longitudinal (running lengthwise)


Sense 3longitudinally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With respect to longitude

Context example:

longitudinally measured

Pertainym:

longitudinal (of or relating to lines of longitude)


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