Lengthwise

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  • running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; "the lengthwise dimension"
  • in the direction of the length; "He cut the paper lengthwise"

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* I think there probably should be a rule that if you're talking about how many loaves of bread a bullet will go through, it's understood that you mean lengthwise loaves. Otherwise, it makes no sense. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts


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  • Spinach Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
    Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of the tenderloin to within 1/2 inch of bottom. Open tenderloin so it lies flat. On each half, make another, lengthwise slit down the center to within 1/2 inch of bot-tom; cover with plastic wrap. Flatten to 1/4-inch thickness. Remove plastic wrap; sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Layer with cheese, spinach and ham. Pre Read more on this news related to 'Lengthwise'
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    Oct. 17, 2014, 9:53 a.m. LEAVENWORTH — Does anyone in the Bavarian village need their BMW sliced in half lengthwise by a giant circular blade suspended from a helicopter? Read more on this news related to 'Lengthwise'

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