Definitions

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  • adj. In terms of height; vertical.
  • adv. In a heightwise manner.

Etymologies

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height +‎ -wise

Examples

  • A quick glance around the room told her that was exactly where she fit in heightwise.

    Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys

  • The stop can also be adjusted heightwise and, co-ordinated with the spiral space, make possible a height adjustment of between 0 and 100 mm.

    2. Assembly of a Routing Machine

  • The top saw blade guidance above the table can be set heightwise to material thickness.

    7. Assembly of a Band Sawing Machine

  • It can be adjusted by means of a hand wheel for chucking the saw blade heightwise.

    7. Assembly of a Band Sawing Machine

  • And I appreciated that I could move the driver's seat up a good ways, heightwise, for comfortable views out.

    The Seattle Times

  • "I was just shooting straight up, heightwise, (in high school)," Miller said, "(and) just trying to fill out."

    IndyStar.com Top Stories

  • "I didn't think I was going to be through growing heightwise, so I saw myself as a defensive end rather than a linebacker."

    Local News | The Bryan College Station Eagle

  • Before that time of day, my mother would ask me to try on something—heightwise, I was getting to be the size of some of the ladies she sewed for, though with my still-sparse diet I came nowhere near filling in all their darts and pleats—and she would make me spin, and then she would stand back and clasp her hands together and would tell me, “You know”—then she would stop, and it was a nice effect—“you look ‘lovely’” It was like “fond,” a word soft and kind.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

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