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
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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