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Edgewise meaning

edgewise - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.
  2. 2. On, by, or with the edge; with the edge towards; as if by the edge. Also, edgeways.

edgewise - examples of usage

  1. Now Mrs. Pace will eat both of you up for a while and I cannot get a word in edgewise." - "Molly Brown's Orchard Home", Nell Speed.
  2. For the rest, it was only necessary to suppose that the ring was so thin that when turned actually edgewise to the earth it became invisible, and then as the illuminated side of the plane became turned more and more towards the earth the appendages to the planet gradually increased. - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
  3. The circular paths of the stars remote from the pole of the ecliptic will, however, be only seen somewhat edgewise, and thus the apparent paths will be elliptical, as we actually find them. - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
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