from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Along lines of longitude, in the direction from pole to pole, meridianally.
- adv. By sampling data over time rather than merely once.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In the direction of length.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a longitudinal manner; in the direction of length.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with respect to longitude
- adv. across time
- adv. in the direction of the length
The pledges have become longitudinally rampant, running all over the map from gay marriage to abortion to Shariah law to the teaching of intelligent design.
Fellows also identify Patients during their first year that they can follow longitudinally through these clinics.
I experimentally touched the barrel at one point, expecting it to be very hot to the touch (after shooting my healthy handloads), and noted that the barrel was only quite warm, and was perfectly safe to continue handling and firing, as opposed to being too hot to touch and plagued with heat mirages, which would have been the case with all of my other .257 non-fluted or longitudinally-fluted rifles shooting similarly healthy handloads.
The spiral fluting on E.R. Shaw's barrel not only appears to cut down on weight, but also appears to significantly slow the rate of barrel temperature rise (as compared to non-fluted barrels or even longitudinally-fluted barrels) while I was busily putting rounds downrange.
The Sportsman 850 engine has been mounted longitudinally to allow the XP to be as narrow as possible at both the knees and ankles.
Its longitudinally mounted 475cc engine gives it enough grunt to work or play.
The goal is to enhance the fellow's ability to follow patients longitudinally through the course of their illnesses, provide education on some disease processes common to hospice and palliative medicine, and expose the fellow to how an interdisciplinary team approaches care in an ambulatory setting.
We know this because a psychologist named Toni Bisconti, now at the University of Akron in Ohio, realized that while researchers had looked at grief both cross-sectionally and longitudinally, no one had actually measured it frequently enough to know how it unfolded in real time.
This test was delivered longitudinally to 1,500 people in the book Breakpoint And Beyond.
Science served as the hook, the way to engage students in a lesson, get them excited about reading for instance why it rained, measuring rainfall in centimeters, computing totals and averages and graphing the data longitudinally, and then writing and speaking about what they discovered.