Lengthwise meaning

lĕngkth'wīz', lĕngth'-, lĕnth'-
Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.
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In the direction of the length.
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In the long direction of an oblong object.

A lengthwise cut is difficult to saw with hand tools.

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In the long direction of an oblong object.

Cutting a string bean lengthwise is hard because they are so narrow.

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Origin of lengthwise

  • length +"Ž -wise
    From Wiktionary