American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.
- adv. in the direction of the length
- adj. running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing
- length + -wise (Wiktionary)
“He slid the knife in lengthwise beneath the skin and then ran a straight incision down the spine all the way to the tail, four feet distant.”
“The baby started frantically shaking his head back and forth – the only part of his body free to move – as the doctor used another clamp to crush the foreskin lengthwise, where he then cut.”
“Cut each beet in lengthwise quarters, and each quarter into 3 wedges.”
“Cut off the stalks and leaves of the fennel, and cut the bulb in lengthwise quarters.”
“Cut across the length, and then again lengthwise. so you have strips about 2-3 inches long.”
“She laid the bloody sword lengthwise in the basin, shaking her head.”
“In December of the next year (1854) I traversed the Rama plain lengthwise, that is to say, from Tiberias to the plain of Acre.”
“I laid the sword lengthwise in his hands, and then pointed at the inscription.”
“Then help the thick part lengthwise, that is, in the direction of the lines from a to b; and the thin part breadthwise, that is, in the direction of the lines from”
“He said that "lengthwise" means "pole-to-pole" -- think about the way it grows, with the root end down and bud end up, and that's the length.”
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