Longitudinal vs Scissure - What's the difference?

longitudinal | scissure |


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.

longitudinal

English

Adjective

(wikipedia longitudinal) (-)
  • 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.
  • Antonyms

    * (relating to length) transverse * (sampling data over time) cross-sectional

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any longitudinal piece, as in shipbuilding etc.
  • # A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.
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    scissure

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A longitudinal opening made by cutting; a cleft; a fissure.
  • (Hammond)
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