Definitions

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  • adjective In the manner of a chord (straight line connecting points of a curve).
  • adverb In the manner of a chord (straight line connecting points of a curve).

Etymologies

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chord +‎ -wise

Examples

  • The engine was heard 'roaring' prior to impact, chordwise scratches were found on the propeller blades, and rotational marks were found on the starter housing.

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  • The engine was heard 'roaring' prior to impact, chordwise scratches were found on the propeller blades, and rotational marks were found on the starter housing.

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  • Each blade had extensive chordwise scarring and leading edge indentations/chipping along the outboard three to four inches of its tip.

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  • Each blade had extensive chordwise scarring and leading edge indentations/chipping along the outboard three to four inches of its tip.

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