Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective In the long direction of an oblong object.
  • adverb In the long direction of an oblong object.

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

  • adverb in the direction of the length
  • adjective running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing

Etymologies

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length +‎ -wise

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