Definitions

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  • adv. Lengthwise, in the longer direction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Lengthwise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Longwise; lengthwise.

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

  • n. country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
  • adv. in the direction of the length

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Examples

  • At 4.5 pounds and 18 inches around longways, it was pretty hard to miss ....

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  • The "LP" part stands for Longitudinale Posteriore—the engine is situated longways behind the seats—and the "700" stands for metric horsepower, if you can believe it.

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  • Lamborghini The "LP" part stands for Longitudinale Posteriore -- the engine is situated longways behind the seats -- and the "700" stands for metric horsepower.

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  • He removed a sheet from the box and made a little gutter, bending the sheet in half longways.

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  • With a sharp knife split the vanilla bean longways down the middle.

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  • Slice morel mushrooms longways, wash gently on inside and out.

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  • I pulled my easel's support-strut to full extension and set up the blank canvas longways.

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  • I made all the haste I could, lest he should think twice of it, and the bargain was completed, which Pickleson he was thereby so relieved in his mind that he come out at his little back door, longways like a serpent, and give us

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  • I hope they raise a million dollars--all in ones folded longways.

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  • The sling was an underwater equivalent of a bow and arrow, the spear fitting through a hole drilled longways through a thick wooden tube and a loop of surgical tubing held fast by tightly wound cord.

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