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

- Look up transverse in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Transverse may refer to: Transverse engine, an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side...
- Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological condition wherein the spinal cord is inflamed. The adjective transverse implies that the spinal inflammation...
- Look up transversal in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Transversal may refer to: Transversal (combinatorics), a set containing exactly one member of...
- Transversion, in molecular biology, refers to a point mutation in DNA in which a single (two ring) purine (A or G) is changed for a (one ring) pyrimidine...
- In physics, a transverse wave is a wave that oscillates perpendicularly to the direction of the wave's advance. In contrast, a longitudinal wave travels...
- The transverse plane (also known as the horizontal plane, axial plane and transaxial plane) is an anatomical plane that divides the body into superior...
- Look up transversality or transversality condition in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Transversality may refer to: Transversality (mathematics), a notion...
- A transverse mode of electromagnetic radiation is a particular electromagnetic field pattern of the radiation in the plane perpendicular (i.e., transverse)...
- 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-wheel...
- The transverse perineal muscles (transversus perinei) are the superficial and the deep transverse perineal muscles. The superficial transverse perineal...