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flatwise

[flat-wahyz] /ˈflætˌwaɪz/
adverb
1.
with the flat side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact.
Also, flatways
[flat-weyz] /ˈflætˌweɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; flat1 + -wise
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  • Spikelet cylindric, placed flatwise at each joint of the rachis and fitting into it.
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flatways

/ˈflætˌweɪz/
adverb
1.
with the flat or broad side down or in contact with another surface
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