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Dutch[edit | edit source]

  • breedterichting

English[edit | edit source]

  • horizontal direction[1]
  • transverse direction, widthwise direction, crosswise direction[2]
  • cross-direction[3]
  • breadthwise, breadthways (‘In a direction parallel with a thing's width’)[4]
  • widthwise direction, crosswise direction[5]
  • cross direction; across the grain (Dimension of paper or board at right angles to the machine direction.)[6]
  • transversely (in de breedterichting, in breedtezin)[7]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Clothing industry glossary (AMTS Technique de Confection)
  2. (Comprehensive Dictionary of Industry and Technology, Graham P. Oxtoby)
  3. IATE
  5. Wolters’ Handwoordenboek Nederland-Engels (20e druk, 1994)
  6. Elsevier’s Dictionary of the Printing and Allied Industries (2nd ed.)(Elsevier Science, 1983)
  7. Technisch Engels Woordenboek (Jansonius, 1976)