Sentence examples for crosswise from high-quality English sources.

Use crosswise in a sentence.

  • It usually has a dark stripe from the mane to the tail and a crosswise stripe on the shoulders.

  • These stools were supported on four straight legs or on four legs arranged crosswise—the “X” stool.

  • Cotton looms interlace the tense lengthwise yarns, called warp, with crosswise yarns called weft, or filling.

  • The disk, derived from the spiny portion of the dorsal fin, contains a variable number of paired, crosswise plates.

  • Because of crowded quarters, four of Theodore Roosevelt’s children are said to have slept crosswise on Abraham Lincoln’s long bed.

  • “Tonight’s is inspired by the South of France,” he said, and, slicing into it—crosswise, like a loaf of bread—revealed the conceit.

  • Cut the quartered peppers into quarter-inch crosswise strips. 5.Add the celery to the boiling water and let simmer about 30 seconds.

  • These weavers probably placed the lengthwise, or warp, fibers on the ground and passed the crosswise, or weft, fibers by hand between them.

crosswise sentence examples

  • On Monday morning, Costello neatly arranges his hair crosswise over his skull, using a comb, a blow dryer, and an aerosol beauty product called the Dry Look.

  • In yarns used for weaving, the warp, or lengthwise, yarns are usually made stronger, more tightly twisted, smoother, and more even than the filling, or crosswise, yarns.

  • In weaving, the warp, or lengthwise, yarns are subjected to greater stress and are usually stronger, smoother, and more even and have tighter twist than the weft, or crosswise, yarns.

  • By far the commonest covering throughout history is the trussed roof, constructed upon a frame composed of triangular sections spaced crosswise at intervals and made rigid in length by beams.


  • adv all

    - not in the intended manner

    Example: things are going crosswise

  • adj all

    - in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross

  • adj all

    - lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction

    Example: a crosswise street

  • adv all

    - transversely

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    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 3 sentence examples for crosswise from The New Yorker
  • 5 sentence examples for crosswise from New York Times
  • 1 sentence examples for crosswise from Los Angeles Times
  • 11 sentence examples for crosswise from Encyclopedia Britannica
    There are 2 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for crosswise is crossways
  • • Relevant word or phrase for crosswise is across

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