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Definition of 'crosswise'


  1. lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"
       Antonyms: lengthwise lengthways
  2. in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross


  1. not in the intended manner; "things are going crosswise"
  2. transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across"
       Synonyms: across crossways

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