lengthwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

length +‎ -wise

Adjective[edit]

lengthwise (not comparable)

  1. In the long direction of an oblong object.
    A lengthwise cut is difficult to saw with hand tools.

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Adverb[edit]

lengthwise (not comparable)

  1. In the long direction of an oblong object.
    Cutting a string bean lengthwise is hard because they are so narrow.

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