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TRANSVERSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does transverse mean? 

TRANSVERSE (adjective)
  The adjective TRANSVERSE has 1 sense:

1. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis

  Familiarity information: TRANSVERSE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANSVERSE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis

Synonyms:

cross; thwartwise; transversal; transverse

Context examples:

cross members should be all steel / from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully / transversal vibrations / transverse colon

Similar:

crosswise (lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction)


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