What is another word for longitudinal?

Pronunciation: [lˈɒnd͡ʒɪtjˌuːdɪnə͡l] (IPA)

Longitudinal is a term to describe something that runs lengthwise. There are several synonyms for the term, including in length, running lengthwise, extending lengthwise, running parallel to the length, and stretching along the length. Other possible terms are oriented along the length, oriented lengthwise, aligned lengthwise, and extended along the length. Additionally, longitudinal can be replaced with the word vertical, as both terms describe something that is perpendicular to the horizontal plane. Depending on the context, other possibilities might include directional, oriented, alignment, or axial. Using synonyms can help to make your writing more interesting and varied, allowing you to avoid repeating the same terms over and over again.

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What are the hypernyms for Longitudinal?

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What are the opposite words for longitudinal?

Longitudinal refers to something that runs lengthways of a particular object or area. The antonyms of longitudinal are lateral, transverse, and oblique. Lateral refers to something situated at, proceeding from, or directed towards the side, whereas transverse means situated or extending across something, and oblique refers to something not straightforward or direct in course or purpose. These antonyms are often used in various fields, including anatomy, engineering, and geography, to differentiate between different orientations and directions. Understanding the antonyms of longitudinal can help in accurately describing the orientation, direction, and movement of an object or phenomenon in relation to other things around it.

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Usage examples for Longitudinal

The first is the operation taking place in the vertical wire, which is described by saying that electrical oscillations or vibratory movements of electrons are taking place in it, and, on our adopted theory, it may be said to consist in a longitudinal vibration of electrons of such a nature that we may appropriately call the aerial an ether organ-pipe.
"Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy"
John Ambrose Fleming
The arched vault was supported by boards running in a longitudinal direction and braced at intervals by diagonal props.
"The Gray Phantom's Return"
Herman Landon
When mature there are lines of color of different shades extending out radially on the upper surface, and in making a longitudinal section of the cap there are quite prominent, alternating, dark and light red lines present in the flesh.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc."
George Francis Atkinson

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