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 horizontally...
- Transversal may refer to: Transversal (combinatorics), a set containing exactly one member of each of several other sets Transversal (geometry), a line...
- In physics, a transverse wave is a wave whose oscillations are perpendicular to the direction of the wave's advance. This kind of wave is marked by crests...
- A transverse mode of electromagnetic radiation is a particular electromagnetic field pattern of the radiation in the plane perpendicular (i.e., transverse)...
- Transversality may refer to: Transversality (mathematics), a notion in mathematics Transversality theorem, a theorem in differential topology Transverse...
- A transverse flute or side-blown flute is a flute which is held horizontally when pla****. The player blows across the embouchure hole, in a direction perpendicular...
- The transverse colon is the longest and most movable part of the colon. It crosses the abdomen from the ascending colon at the hepatic or right colic flexure...
- Transverse rotor aircraft have two large horizontal rotor ****emblies mounted side by side. Single-rotor helicopters (unicopters) need an additional tail...
- 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...
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