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Definition 1: lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where crosswise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a crosswise street
  • the crosswise dimension

(crosswise is similar to ...) extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis

"cross members should be all steel" "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully" "transversal vibrations" "transverse colon"

(crosswise is similar to ...) representing a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length

"cross-section views of the neck"

Definition 2: transversely - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where crosswise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the marble slabs were cut across

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Definition 3: not in the intended manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where crosswise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • things are going crosswise

Definition 4: in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(crosswise is similar to ...) parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line

"a horizontal surface"

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