lengthwise

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adverb length·wise \ˈleŋ(k)th-ˌwīz, ˈlen(t)th-\

Definition of lengthwise

  1. :  in the direction of the length :  longitudinally

lengthwise

adjective

Examples of lengthwise in a Sentence

  1. Split the fruit lengthwise and discard the seeds.

  2. a piece of paper folded lengthwise

First Known Use of lengthwise

circa 1580


LENGTHWISE Defined for English Language Learners

lengthwise

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adverb

Definition of lengthwise for English Language Learners

  • : in the direction of the long side of something


LENGTHWISE Defined for Kids

lengthwise

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adjective or adverb length·wise \ˈleŋth-ˌwīz\

Definition of lengthwise for Students

  1. :  in the direction of the length a lengthwise fold Fold the paper lengthwise.



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