Definition of breadthways in English:


Line breaks: breadth|ways
(also breadthwise)


In a direction parallel with a thing’s width: she worked squaring the stacks so that they alternated, first lengthwise, then breadthwise
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of breadthways in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdīktik
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...