widthwise

[width-wahyz, witth-, or, often, with-]
adverb
in the direction of the width.
Also, widthways [width-weyz, witth- or, often, with-] .


Origin:
1880–85; width + -wise

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widthwise or widthways (ˈwɪdθˌwaɪz, ˈwɪdθˌweɪz)
 
adv
in the direction of the width; from side to side
 
widthways or widthways
 
adv

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Example sentences
The widthwise extension was limited by the extent of the multiple splits.
Two have approximately twenty pegs around the edge, with lines of pegs across the center lengthwise and widthwise.
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