Crosswise
Crosswise Cross"wise` (-w?z`), adv. In the form of a cross; across; transversely. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Crosswise — is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. Contents 1 Transformers: Robots in Disguise 1.1 Animated series 1.2 Toys 2 Transformers: Armada …   Wikipedia

  • crosswise — crosswise, cross ways *across, athwart …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • crosswise — / crossways [adj] across, at an angle angular, aslant, athwart, at right angles, awry, contrariwise, crisscross, cross, crossing, diagonally, from side to side, horizontally, longways, on the bias, over, perpendicular, sideways, thwart,… …   New thesaurus

  • crosswise — (also crossways) ► ADVERB 1) in the form of a cross. 2) diagonally; transversely …   English terms dictionary

  • crosswise — [krôs′wāz΄krôs′wīz΄] adv. 1. Archaic in the form of a cross 2. so as to cross; across adj. that lies or extends across; crossing; transverse: Also crossways [krôs′wāz΄] …   English World dictionary

  • crosswise — I. adverb Date: 14th century 1. archaic in the form of a cross 2. so as to cross something ; across < carrot sticks cut crosswise > II. adjective Date: 1883 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crosswise — cross|wise [ˈkrɔsˌwaız US ˈkro:s ] adv 1.) from one corner of something to the opposite corner ▪ Halve the potatoes crosswise. 2.) two things that are placed crosswise are arranged to form the shape of an x …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crosswise — [[t]krɒ̱swaɪz, AM krɔ͟ːs [/t]] ADV: ADV after v Crosswise means diagonally across something. Rinse and slice the courgettes crosswise. Syn: diagonally (in AM, also use crossways) …   English dictionary

  • crosswise — adverb 1 lay/cut sth crosswise to lay etc something from one corner of something to the opposite corner 2 two things that are placed crosswise are arranged to form the shape of an x …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crosswise — /ˈkrɒswaɪz/ (say kroswuyz) adverb 1. across; transversely. 2. Obsolete in the form of a cross. 3. US in a way which is contrary to what is right or intended: the campaign seemed to be going crosswise. Also, crossways /ˈkrɒsweɪz/ (say kroswayz) …   Australian English dictionary

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