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LENGTH'WISE, adv. In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.
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: circa 1580 in the direction of the length ; longitudinally • lengthwise adjective
adv. & adj. --adv. lengthways. --adj. lying or moving lengthways.
Lengthways Length"ways` (-w[=a]z`), Lengthwise Length"wise` (-w[imac]z`), adv. In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.
Lengthwise means the same as lengthways. Peel the onion and cut it in half lengthwise. ADV: ADV after v
ad. See lengthways
along, at full length, at length, endlong, endways, endwise, evenly, flat, flatly, flatways, flatwise, flush, horizontally, in length, lengthways, level, longitudinally, longways, longwise, on a level
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