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transvasation | transvection | transverberate | transversal | transversally | transverse | transverse colon | transverse flute | transverse muscle of abdomen | transverse process | transverse sinus



Adjective, Noun


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.
  •  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]


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

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.
transversely adv.
L transvertere transvers- turn across (as TRANS-, vertere turn)



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




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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