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transverse

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CIDE DICTIONARY

transversea. [L. transversus, p. p. of transvertere to turn on direct across; trans across + vertere to turn: cf. F. transverse. See Verse, and cf. Traverse.].
     Lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; -- often opposed to longitudinal.  [1913 Webster]
Transverse axis (of an ellipse or hyperbola) (Geom.), that axis which passes through the foci. -- Transverse partition (Bot.), a partition, as of a pericarp, at right angles with the valves, as in the siliques of mustard.
transversen. 
  •  Anything that is transverse or athwart.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.  [1913 Webster]
transversev. t. 
     To overturn; to change.  C. Leslie.  [1913 Webster]
transversev. t. [Pref. trans- + verse, n. Cf.Transpose.].
     To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.  Duke of Buckingham.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

transverse, adj. situated, arranged, or acting in a crosswise direction.

Idiom
transverse magnet a magnet with poles at the sides and not the ends. transverse wave Physics a wave in which the medium vibrates at right angles to the direction of its propagation.
Derivative
transversely adv.
Etymology
L transvertere transvers- turn across (as TRANS-, vertere turn)

THESAURUS

transverse

across, across the grain, athwart, athwartships, bar, bend, bendwise, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner, catercornered, contrariwise, contrawise, crisscross, cross, cross bitt, cross-grained, crossarm, crossbar, crosscut, crossed, crossing, crosspiece, crossway, crossways, crosswise, cruciate, cut across, decussate, diagonal, doubletree, intercross, intersect, kittycorner, lie across, oblique, oblique angle, oblique figure, oblique line, obliquely, overthwart, rhomboid, scratch comma, separatrix, sideways, sidewise, singletree, slant, slash, solidus, swingletree, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, transept, transom, transversal, transversely, traverse, virgule, whippletree

ROGET THESAURUS

transverse

Crossing

N crossing, intersection, interdigitation, decussation, transversion, convolution, level crossing, reticulation, network, inosculation, anastomosis, intertexture, mortise, net, plexus, web, mesh, twill, skein, sleeve, felt, lace, wicker, mat, matting, plait, trellis, wattle, lattice, grating, grille, gridiron, tracery, fretwork, filigree, reticle, tissue, netting, mokes, rivulation, cross, chain, wreath, braid, cat's cradle, knot, entangle, cloth, linen, muslin, cambric, crossing, crossed, matted, v, transverse, cross, cruciform, crucial, retiform, reticular, reticulated, areolar, cancellated, grated, barred, streaked, textile, crossbarred, cruciate, palmiped, secant, web-footed, cross, thwart, athwart, transversely, at grade, crosswise.


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