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Definition 1: extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

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

Synonyms for thwartwise in the sense of this definition

(thwartwise is similar to ...) lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction

"a crosswise street" "the crosswise dimension"

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