[ spohk-wahyz ]

  1. in relation to, away from, or toward a center, as the spokes on a wheel: The projections were arranged spokewise around the core.

  1. having the parts placed as the spokes on a wheel; radiating from a center: a spokewise structure.

Origin of spokewise

First recorded in 1835–45; spoke2 + -wise

Words Nearby spokewise

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How to use spokewise in a sentence

  • My quilt and my pelisse and my cloak were spread out so that I might lie spokewise, with my feet towards the central fire.

    Eothen | A. W. Kinglake