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Lengthwise vs. Lengthways

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Lengthwiseadjective

In the long direction of an oblong object.

‘A lengthwise cut is difficult to saw with hand tools.’;

Lengthwaysadjective

lengthwise

Lengthwiseadverb

In the long direction of an oblong object.

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

Lengthwaysadverb

lengthwise

Lengthwiseadjective

running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing;

‘the lengthwise dimension’;

Lengthwaysadverb

In the direction of the length; running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; in a longitudinal direction. Contrasted with crosswise.

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Lengthwiseadverb

in the direction of the length;

‘He cut the paper lengthwise’;

Lengthwaysadjective

running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing;

‘the lengthwise dimension’;

Lengthwaysadverb

in the direction of the length;

‘He cut the paper lengthwise’;

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