crosswise(redirected from crosswisely)
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adv. also cross·ways (-wāz′)
So as to be or lie in a cross direction; across: placed the kindling crosswise to the rest of the wood.
Crossing: a crosswise piece.
1. across; transversely
2. in the shape of a cross
1. across; transversely.
3. Archaic. in the form of a cross.adj.
4. forming a cross; transverse.
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|Adj.||1.||crosswise - lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"|
|2.||crosswise - in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross|
horizontal - parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface"
|Adv.||1.||crosswise - not in the intended manner; "things are going crosswise"|
|2.||crosswise - transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across"|