Crosswise (adverb)

Across a line or surface; transversely.

Origin:

In a crosswise direction.

Examples:

  1. She laid the ribbon crosswise on the present.
  2. The logs were arranged crosswise in the fireplace.
  3. He sliced the cheese crosswise into thin wedges.
  4. The table was set crosswise in the room.
  5. The bandages were wrapped around the patient's leg crosswise.
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