Definition of Transverse. Meaning of Transverse. Synonyms of Transverse

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Definition of Transverse

Transverse
Transverse Trans*verse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transversed; p. pr. & vb. n. Transversing.] To overturn; to change. [R.] --C. Leslie.
Transverse
Transverse Trans*verse", v. t. [Pref. trans- + verse, n. Cf.Transpose.] To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose. [Obs.] --Duke of Buckingham.
Transverse
Transverse Trans*verse", a. [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. 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.
Transverse
Transverse Trans"verse, n. 1. Anything that is transverse or athwart. 2. (Geom.) The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.

Meaning of Transverse from wikipedia

- Transverse may refer to: Transverse engine, an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle Transverse...
- Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological condition in which the spinal cord is inflamed. Transverse implies that the inflammation extends across...
- Transversal may refer to: Transversal (combinatorics), a set containing exactly one member of each of several other sets Transversal (geometry), a line...
- Transversion, in molecular biology, refers to a point mutation in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), where a single (two ring) purine is changed for a (one ring)...
- In physics, a transverse wave is a moving wave whose oscillations are perpendicular (right angled) to the direction of the wave. A simple example is given...
- A transverse mode of electromagnetic radiation is a particular electromagnetic field pattern of the radiation in the plane perpendicular (i.e., transverse)...
- seven processes projecting from the vertebra; a spinous process, two transverse processes, and four articular processes. A major part of a vertebra is...
- A transverse engine is an engine mounted in a vehicle so that the engine's crankshaft axis is perpendicular to the direction of travel. Many modern front...
- The transverse sinuses (left and right lateral sinuses), within the human head, are two areas beneath the brain which allow blood to drain from the back...
- The transverse plane or axial plane (also called the horizontal plane or transaxial plane) is an imaginary plane that divides the body into superior and...
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