Definition of breadthways in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrɛdθweɪz/
(also breadthwise)


In a direction parallel with a thing’s width: she worked squaring the stacks so that they alternated, first lengthwise, then breadthwise
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  • The transport was conducted by five lorries in total whereof - due to the oversize of 2.99 metres breadthways and the weight of 31 tons per tank - two were special-purpose vehicles.
  • The main island Madeira is about 59 km in length and breadthways about 26 km.
  • They extend themselves there lengthways from east to west, and breadthways from north to south; but the breadth to appearance is less than the length.

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