[lengkth-wahyz, length-, lenth-]
adverb, adjective
in the direction of the length.

1570–80; length + -wise

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lengthways or lengthwise (ˈlɛŋkθˌweɪz, ˈlɛŋθ-)
adv, —adj
in, according to, or along the direction of length
lengthwise or lengthwise
adv, —adj

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Example sentences
Cut the potatoes lengthwise into one-fourth-inch-thick slices.
Press sharp edges of apples into the dough in parallel rows lengthwise of pan.
Lightly crack claws, then split lobsters lengthwise and discard innards from
  body cavity.
Halve apples lengthwise and remove core with a melon-ball cutter or a paring
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