As nouns the difference between longitudinal and scissure
is that longitudinal
is any longitudinal piece, as in shipbuilding etc while scissure
is a longitudinal opening made by cutting; a cleft; a fissure.
As an adjective longitudinal
is relating to length, or to longitude.
Relating to length, or to longitude.
Running in the direction of the long axis of a body.
Forward and/or backward, relative to some defined direction.
(science, and, social science, of a study) Sampling data over time rather than merely once.
* (relating to length) transverse
* (sampling data over time) cross-sectional
Any longitudinal piece, as in shipbuilding etc.
# A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.
A longitudinal opening made by cutting; a cleft; a fissure.