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


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

Nearby words

  1. spokeshave,
  2. spokesman,
  3. spokesmodel,
  4. spokesperson,
  5. spokeswoman,
  6. spolia opima,
  7. spoliate,
  8. spoliation,
  9. spondaic,
  10. spondee

Origin of spokewise

First recorded in 1835–45; spoke2 + -wise

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