Definition of Lengthways

1. Adjective. Running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing. "The lengthwise dimension"

Exact synonyms: Lengthwise
Similar to: Axial, End-to-end, Fore-and-aft, Linear, Running, Longitudinal
Antonyms: Crosswise



2. Adverb. In the direction of the length. "He cut the paper lengthwise"

Definition of Lengthways

1. adv. In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.

Definition of Lengthways

1. Adjective. lengthwise ¹

2. Adverb. lengthwise ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lengthways

1. [adv]

Lengthways Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lengthways

lengthenings
lengthens
lengthful
lengthier
lengthiest
lengthily
lengthiness
lengthinesses
lengthless
lengthly
lengthman
lengths
lengthscale
lengthscales
lengthsman
lengthways (current term)
lengthwise
lengthy
lenience
leniences
leniencies
leniency
lenient
leniently
lenients
lenified
lenifies
lenify
lenifying
leniment

Literary usage of Lengthways

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1884)
"This was the high table for distinguished guests, placed lengthways across the end of the hall opposite the entrance, and usually on a raised platform. ..."

2. The Electrical Engineer (1893)
"Gearing with these wheels are four small pinions mounted upon two horizontal shafts running lengthways of the dynamo-house, as will be seen from the ..."

3. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1870)
"This stiffness is further increased by the 9-in. girders, running lengthways underneath, riveted to the beams, and connected with the timber stringers, ..."

4. The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending Practical by Luke Hebert (1846)
"... rectangular tubes 11> running lengthways of the boiler. The fire ¡3 placed in the upper part of each of these, upon the bara ae in the section. ..."

5. Journal of a Few Months' Residence in Portugal and Glimpses of the South of by Dorothy Wordsworth Quillinan, Edmund Lee (1895)
"You meet. a few priests walking about the streets of Seville in their long black gowns and curiously-formed hats, like a long black roll placed lengthways ..."

6. The Theory of Strains in Girders and Similar Structures: With Observations by Bindon Blood Stoney (1873)
"Strength of iron plates lengthways 1O per cent, greater than crossways—Removing skin of wrought-iron does not injure its tensile strength. ..."

7. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"... jmd I also observed the fruit split lengthways into three valves.", ' MARJORAM. ORIGANUM. CL. ..."

8. Notes on Construction in Mild Steel: Arranged for the Use of Junior by Henry Fidler (1907)
"In the old days the tensile resistance of wrought-iron plates across the grain was considerably below that lengthways of the grain, while the ultimate ..."

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