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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crosswise  \Cross"wise`\  (-w?z`),  adv 
  In  the  form  of  a  cross;  across  transversely.  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crosswise 
  adj  1:  lying  or  extending  across  the  length  of  a  thing  or  in  a 
  cross  direction;  "a  crosswise  street";  "the  crosswise 
  dimension"  [ant:  {lengthwise}] 
  2:  in  the  shape  of  (a  horizontal  piece  on)  a  cross 
  adv  1:  not  in  the  intended  manner;  "things  are  going  crosswise" 
  2:  transversely;  "the  marble  slabs  were  cut  across"  [syn:  {across}, 
  {crossways}] 




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