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crosswise definition

  • adverb:
    • So as to be or lay in a cross course; across: put the kindling crosswise towards the other countries in the timber.
    • transversely; to be able to rest across
    • in the shape of a cross; across; transversely.
    • transversely
    • maybe not when you look at the desired way
  • adjective:
    • Crossing: a crosswise piece.
    • crossing; lying across
    • by means of (a horizontal piece on) a cross
    • lying or extending throughout the period of anything or perhaps in a cross direction
  • others:
    • by means of a cross.
    • Across; transversely: absolutely or followed closely by to before an object: since, the timbers had been laid crosswise; the woof works crosswise to the warp.
    • Figuratively, as opposed to desire; at cross-purposes; against the grain: as, every thing goes crosswise to-day. In last two senses in addition crossways.
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