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Definitions of lengthwise

  1. in the direction of the length; "He cut the paper lengthwise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In the direction from end to end. Also, lengthways. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. In the way or direction of the length. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. In the direction of the length. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; "the lengthwise dimension" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for lengthwise

  1. Separate the carcass from the back by passing the knife lengthwise from the neck downward. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  2. Suddenly she stopped short in her work, then went over to the mantel- piece, and leaning her arms upon it looked into the mirror that hung lengthwise above it. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
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