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flatwise

[flat-wahyz] /ˈflætˌwaɪz/
adverb
1.
with the flat side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact.
Also, flatways
[flat-weyz] /ˈflætˌweɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of flatwise
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; flat1 + -wise
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  • Placing it flatwise on supports close to its ends we find that its own weight causes a decided sag.

    Inventors at Work George Iles

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