Examples of lengthwise in a Sentence
Split the fruit lengthwise and discard the seeds.
a piece of paper folded lengthwise
Recent Examples of lengthwise from the Web
Cut each triangle lengthwise into 3 narrow triangles.
Celery: Slice lengthwise down the center of each rib.
Fold the T-shirt in half lengthwise and cut the neckline.
Among the best offerings is the Escargot appetizer ($14), a marrow bone split lengthwise, roasted with an aromatic parsley sauce, then topped with large ebony snails in a wine-rich glaze.
Take the stem and lay it lengthwise down the center of your tongue.
Cut the mini peppers in half lengthwise, leaving the stem on for presentation.
Give the leeks a thorough wash by halving them lengthwise and running them under a vigorous tap, letting the water swish away the soil trapped in their layers.
Cut them lengthwise into quarters, and cut the quarters lengthwise again.
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First Known Use of lengthwise
LENGTHWISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lengthwise for English Language Learners
: in the direction of the long side of something
LENGTHWISE Defined for Kids
Definition of lengthwise for Students
- a lengthwise fold
- Fold the paper lengthwise.
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