HyperDic: crosswise

English > 4 senses of the word crosswise:
ADJECTIVEallcrosswiselying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
allcrosswisein the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross
ADVERBallcrosswisenot in the intended manner
allcrosswise, across, crosswaystransversely
crosswise > pronunciation
Soundskrao'sway.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > crosswise: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction.
Examples
  • "a crosswise street"
  • "the crosswise dimension"
Narrowercross, transverse, transversal, thwartwiseExtending or lying across
cross-section, cross-sectionalrepresenting a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length
Oppositelengthwise, lengthwaysRunning or extending in the direction of the length of a thing
Spanishtransversal
English > crosswise: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross.
Broaderhorizontalparallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
English > crosswise: 4 senses > adverb 1
Meaningnot in the intended manner.
Example"things are going crosswise"
Spanishtransversalmente
English > crosswise: 4 senses > adverb 2
Meaningtransversely.
Synonymsacross, crossways
Spanisha través, transversalmente

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