### Definition of Thwartwise

1. Adjective. Extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis. "Transverse colon"

Exact synonyms: Cross, Transversal, Transverse
Similar to: Crosswise

### Definition of Thwartwise

1. Adjective. (archaic) Athwart; from side to side; across. ¹

2. Adverb. (archaic) Athwart; from side to side; across. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

1. [adv]

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Thwartwise

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### Literary usage of Thwartwise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"... so that the " runaway star " still holds the record for real swiftness. The formula for this "cross " or "thwartwise " motion (Ab in Fig. ..."

2. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"The formula for this "cross " or "thwartwise " motion (Ab in Fig. 174) is 0 (miles per second) = 2.944 - = 0.903.9 x ^ where /x is the annual proper motion ..."

3. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"The formula for this "cross " or "thwartwise " motion (Ab in Fig. 174) is 0 (miles per second) = 2.944 - = 0.903 yx /a, ..."

4. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... traverse (rare), thwartwise (rare or archaic), transversely, transverse (rare); spec, crisscross, thwart- ship, askew, awry, sidewise, sideways. ..."

5. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1842)
"... by short cross-sections of a smaller tree, similarly notched, set thwartwise bet ween their projecting extremities, and bolted with strong wooden pins. ..."