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longitudinal

lon·gi·tu·di·nal

longitudinal

 
pronunciation:
lan jih tu dih nl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to longitude or length.
definition 2: positioned or running lengthwise.
antonyms:
transverse
definition 3: of or designating studies that trace development, as of an individual, over a number of years.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a longitudinal part of a frame, as of a ship.
derivation: longitudinally (adv.)