Lon`gi*tu"di*nal (?), a. [Cf. F. longitudinal.]

1.

Of or pertaining to longitude or length; as, longitudinal distance.

2.

Extending in length; in the direction of the length; running lengthwise, as distinguished from transverse; as, the longitudinal diameter of a body.

Cheyne.

 

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Lon`gi*tu"di*nal, n.

A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.

 

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