• breedterichting


  • horizontal direction[1]
  • transverse direction, widthwise direction, crosswise direction[2]
  • cross-direction[3]
  • crosswise[4]
  • breadthwise, breadthways (‘In a direction parallel with a thing's width’)[5]
  • widthwise direction, crosswise direction[6]
  • cross direction; across the grain (Dimension of paper or board at right angles to the machine direction.)[7]
  • transversely (in de breedterichting, in breedtezin)[8]


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