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flatwise

[ flat-wahyz ]
/ ˈflætˌwaɪz /
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adverb
with the flat side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact.
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Also flat·ways [flat-weyz]. /ˈflætˌweɪz/.

Origin of flatwise

First recorded in 1595–1605; flat1 + -wise
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