Definition of widthways in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtθweɪz/
(also widthwise)


In a direction parallel with a thing’s width: fold the pastry in half widthways
More example sentences
  • Fold the fabric in half lengthwise, then widthwise, to create four layers.
  • The foam or filling material can be mounted on the cutting mechanism either lengthwise or widthwise, and cut in either direction.
  • Wedge the tomatoes, slice the cucumber in two lengthwise then slice it widthwise, dice the feta, slice the red onion thinly, stone the olives (not the crows), hack up the parsley and then mix them all up.

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