widthwise The direction of the width of an object or place.

Make a widthways cut.

2. adverb
widthwise Directed across the width of an object or place.

The tubes should be placed widthways inside the box.

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  • widthways — adv. widthwise, from side to side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • widthways — (also widthwise) adverb in a direction parallel with a thing s width …   English new terms dictionary

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