fanwise

adverb or adjective
fan·​wise | \ ˈfan-ˌwīz How to pronounce fanwise (audio) \

Definition of fanwise

: in the manner or position of the slats of an open fan boats anchored fanwise at the pier

First Known Use of fanwise

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Fanwise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fanwise. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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