Open main menu

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English longitudinal, from Latin longitūdin-, oblique stem of longitūdō (length, longitude), equivalent to longitude +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

longitudinal (not comparable)

  1. Relating to length, or to longitude.
    1. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. Running in the direction of the long axis of a body.
  3. Forward and/or backward, relative to some defined direction.
  4. (sciences and social sciences, of a study) Sampling data over time rather than merely once.

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

longitudinal (plural longitudinals)

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

FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longitudinal (feminine singular longitudinale, masculine plural longitudinaux, feminine plural longitudinales)

  1. longitudinal

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lonxitudiˈnal/, [lõŋxit̪uðiˈnal]

AdjectiveEdit

longitudinal (plural longitudinales)

  1. longitudinal (relating to length or longitude)
  2. longitudinal (sampling data over time)
    • 2001, Psicología infantil, Grupo Planeta (GBS) →ISBN, page 80
      El número de años que requiere un estudio longitudinal puede variar considerablemente.
      The number of years required by a longitudinal study may vary considerably.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit