1. crosswise (vs. lengthwise), cross(prenominal), transverse, transversal, thwartwise, cross-section(prenominal), cross-sectional

usage: lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"

2. crosswise, horizontal (vs. vertical) (vs. inclined)

usage: in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross


1. crosswise

usage: not in the intended manner; "things are going crosswise"

2. across, crosswise, crossways

usage: transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across"

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