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Lengthwise Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lengthwise adj : running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; "the lengthwise dimension" [syn: lengthways] [ant: crosswise] adv : in the direction of the length; "He cut the paper lengthwise" [syn: lengthways, longwise, longways, longitudinally]
Lengthwise Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lengthways \Length"ways`\ (-w[=a]z`), Lengthwise \Length"wise`\ (-w[imac]z`), adv. In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.
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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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