Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In the long direction of an oblong object.
  • adv. In the long direction of an oblong object.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in the direction of the length
  • adj. running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing

Etymologies

length +‎ -wise (Wiktionary)

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