(of a collection of items) Arranged such that each end of a given item is adjacent to one end of a different item.
We lay the bricks end-to-end in one long line.
From one end to the other.
The end-to-end trip takes about forty minutes.
(soccer) Smoothly alternating between attacking and defensive plays.
End-to-end Sentence Examples
An excellent brake for very large cranes is Matthew's hydraulic brake, in which water is passed from end to end of cylinders fitted with reciprocating pistons, cooling jackets being provided.
The nephridia are like those of the Oligochaeta in general structure; that is to say, they consist of drain-pipe cells which are placed end to end and are perforated by their duct.
If a series of such elements, all equally and longitudinally magnetized, were placed end to end with their unlike poles in contact, the external action of the filament thus formed would be reduced to that of the two extreme poles.
The specimen upon which an experiment is to be made generally consists of a wire having a " dimensional ratio " of at least 300 or goo; its length should be rather less than that of the magnetizing coil, in order that the field Ho, to which it is subjected, may be approximately uniform from end to end.
W is a weight capable of sliding from end to end of the yoke along a graduated scale.