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length·wise

 (lĕngkth′wīz′, lĕngth′-, lĕnth′-)
adv. & adj.
Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.

length•wise

(ˈlɛŋkθˌwaɪz, ˈlɛŋθ-, ˈlɛnθ-)

also length•ways

(-ˌweɪz)

adv., adj.
in the direction of the length.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lengthwise - running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; "the lengthwise dimension"
crosswise - lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"
Adv.1.lengthwise - in the direction of the length; "He cut the paper lengthwise"