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

Definition of Thwartwise

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thwartwise

thwacks
thwaite
thwaites
thwap
thwart
thwarted
thwartedness
thwarter
thwarters
thwarting
thwartingly
thwartings
thwartly
thwartness
thwarts
thwartwise (current term)
thwittle
thwittles
thwock
thwocked
thwocking
thwocks
thwok
thwomp
thwonk
thwop
thx
thy
thyasirid
thyasirids

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. ..."

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