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1: running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; "the lengthwise dimension" [syn: lengthwise, lengthways] [ant: crosswise] adv
1: in the direction of the length; "He cut the paper lengthwise" [syn: lengthways, lengthwise, longwise, longways, longitudinally]
adverb Date: 1599 lengthwise
adv. in a direction parallel with a thing's length.
Lengthways Length"ways` (-w[=a]z`), Lengthwise Length"wise` (-w[imac]z`), adv. In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.
or lengthwise Lengthways or lengthwise means in a direction or position along the length of something. Cut the aubergines in half lengthways... ADV: ADV after v
ad.; (also lengthwise) Longitudinally.
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