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lengthwise

[lengkth-wahyz, length-, lenth-] /ˈlɛŋkθˌwaɪz, ˈlɛŋθ-, ˈlɛnθ-/
adverb, adjective
1.
in the direction of the length.
Origin of lengthwise
1570-1580
1570-80; length + -wise
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lengthways

/ˈlɛŋkθˌweɪz; ˈlɛŋθ-/
adverb, adjective
1.
in, according to, or along the direction of length
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Word Origin and History for lengthwise
adv.

1570s, from length + wise (n.). As an adjective by 1871.

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