longitudinal
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌlɒŋɡɪˈtjuːdɪnl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌlɑndʒəˈtuːdənəl/
  • (Australia) IPA: /lɔŋɡəˈt͡ʃʉːdənəl/
Adjective

longitudinal (not comparable)

  1. Relating to length, or to longitude.
    Antonyms: transverse
  2. Running in the direction of the long axis of a body.
  3. Forward and/or backward, relative to some defined direction.
  4. (science and social science, of a study) Sampling data over time rather than merely once.
    Antonyms: cross-sectional
Translations
  • Russian: долго́тный
  • Spanish: longitudinal
Translations
  • Russian: осево́й
Translations
  • Russian: продо́льный
Translations
  • Spanish: longitudinal
Noun

longitudinal (plural longitudinals)

  1. Any longitudinal piece, as in shipbuilding etc.
    1. A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.



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