/spohk"wuyz'/, adv.
1. in relation to, away from, or toward a center, as the spokes on a wheel: The projections were arranged spokewise around the core.
2. having the parts placed as the spokes on a wheel; radiating from a center: a spokewise structure.
[1835-45; SPOKE2 + -WISE]

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