longways


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longways

(ˈlɒŋˌweɪz) or

longwise

adv
another word for lengthways
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.longways - country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance - a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
Virginia reel, reel - an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
Adv.1.longways - in the direction of the length; "He cut the paper lengthwise"
Translations
في الطول، طولا
po délce
á lengdina; langsum
po dĺžke
uzunlamasınauzunluğuna

longways

[ˈlɒŋweɪz] ADVa lo largo, longitudinalmente

longways

advder Länge nach, längs

longways

[ˈlɒŋˌweɪz] advlongitudinalmente

long1

(loŋ) adjective
1. measuring a great distance from one end to the other. a long journey; a long road; long legs.
2. having a great period of time from the first moment to the last. The book took a long time to read; a long conversation; a long delay.
3. measuring a certain amount in distance or time. The wire is two centimetres long; The television programme was just over an hour long.
4. away, doing or using something etc for a great period of time. Will you be long?
5. reaching to a great distance in space or time. She has a long memory
adverb
1. a great period of time. This happened long before you were born.
2. for a great period of time. Have you been waiting long?
ˈlongways adverb
in the direction of the length. The planks had to go into the lorry longways.
ˌlong-ˈdistance adjective
long-distance races; a long-distance lorry-driver; a long-distance telephone call.
ˌlong-drawn-ˈout adjective
taking a needlessly long time. long-drawn-out discussions.
ˈlonghand noun
ordinary writing as opposed to shorthand.
long house
in tribal societies, a long rectangular dwelling shared by several families, especially in south-east Asia and amongst North American Indians.
long jump
a sports contest in which people jump as far as possible.
long-playing record (usually abbreviated to LP)
a record which plays for a long time.
ˌlong-ˈrange adjective
1. able to reach a great distance. long-range rockets.
2. taking into consideration a long period of time. a long-range weather forecast.
ˌlong-ˈsighted adjective
having difficulty in seeing close objects clearly.
ˌlong-ˈsightedness noun
ˌlong-ˈsuffering adjective
patiently enduring a great deal of trouble.
ˌlong-ˈwinded adjective
(of a speaker or his speech) tiresomely long.
as long as / so long as
1. provided only that. As/So long as you're happy, it doesn't matter what you do.
2. while; during the time that. As long as he's here I'll have more work to do.
before (very) long
soon. Come in and wait – he'll be here before long!
in the long run
in the end. We thought we would save money, but in the long run our spending was about the same as usual.
the long and the short of it
the whole story in a few words.
no longer
not now as in the past. This cinema is no longer used.
so long!
goodbye!.
References in classic literature ?
Minnie slipped to her uncle and whispered that every one was very disagreeable to-day, and that it was not her fault if dahlia-strings would tear longways instead of across.
Our bunks consist of hammocks strung to the ceiling and we are packed right across the ship longways & sideways & every inch of space is utilised, for underneath are our mess tables which are also our writing tables etc, & we have to live down here in rough weather.
Maureen recalled: "Cianan's head was measuring normal but what was actually happening was it was growing longways instead of out round and full.
CHINESE CHICKEN AND POTATOES ingredients (for four) 4 medium potatoes, cut in chunks, 4 chicken breasts, cut in chunks, 2tbsp hoisin sauce, 100g baby sweetcorns, halved longways, 1 cubed red pepper, 3 finely sliced spring onions method?
61 'The Triumph' was presumably associated with the longways dance of that name, which Sharp also published in his first Country Dance Book.