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lengthwise

Definitions of lengthwise
  1. adverb
    in the direction of the length
    “He cut the paper lengthwise
    synonyms: lengthways, longitudinally, longways, longwise
  2. adjective
    running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing
    “the lengthwise dimension”
    synonyms: lengthways
    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
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    crosswise
    lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
    cross, thwartwise, transversal, transverse
    extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    cross-section, cross-sectional
    representing a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length
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