[width-wahyz, witth-, or, often, with-]
- in the direction of the width.
Also width·ways [width-weyz, witth- or, often, with-] /ˈwɪdθˌweɪz, ˈwɪtθ- or, often, ˈwɪθ-/.
Origin of widthwise
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Examples from the Web for widthwise
It could have or couldn't have, out this way, widthwise not lengthwise.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Draw pencil lines lengthwise and widthwise through the centre of this piece.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.
Ellen Eddy Shaw
- in the direction of the width; from side to side
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