widthwise

[ width-wahyz, witth-, or, often, with- ]
/ ˈwɪdθˌwaɪz, ˈwɪtθ-, or, often, ˈwɪθ- /

adverb

in the direction of the width.

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Also width·ways [width-weyz, witth- or, often, with-]. /ˈwɪdθˌweɪz, ˈwɪtθ- or, often, ˈwɪθ-/.

Origin of widthwise

First recorded in 1880–85; width + -wise
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British Dictionary definitions for widthwise

widthwise

widthways (ˈwɪdθˌweɪz)

/ (ˈwɪdθˌwaɪz) /

adverb

in the direction of the width; from side to side
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