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Definition of "lengthways" []

  • Lengthwise. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lengthways" in a sentence
  • "I remember being once shown by an indignant collector a set of utterly and hopelessly destroyed copies of rare tracts connected with the religious disputes of Queen Elizabeth's day, each inlaid and separately bound in a thin volume in the finest morocco, with the title lengthways along the back."
  • "Cut each half again lengthways and then slice into 1/5-inch-thick pieces."
  • "You can make quarter-button shapes by chopping the halved carrot again lengthways before slicing."