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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lon·gi·tu·di·nal /ˌlɑnʤəˈtudnəl, ˈtjud, ˈt(j)udṇəl, ||ˌlɑŋgə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lon·gi·tu·di·nal /ˌlɑnʤəˈt(j)udṇəl, nəl, , ˌlɑŋgəˈtjud-/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lon·gi·tu·di·nal a.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lon·gi·tu·di·nal, n. A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to lines of longitude; "longitudinal
             reckoning by the navigator"
      2: running lengthwise; "a thin longitudinal strip";
         "longitudinal measurements of the hull"
      3: over an extended time; "a longitudinal study of twins"