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transverse meaning

[ 'trænzvə:s ]   Pronunciation:
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  • Adjective: transverse  trans'vurs
    1. Extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
      "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transverse colon"
      - cross, transversal, thwartwise

    See also: crosswise

    Encyclopedia: Transverse

  • [Architecture]

    See chambranle.

  • [Electronics]
    Occurring in a direction or directions
    perpendicular to the direction of propagation.

  • [Medicine]
    1 : acting, lying, or being across : set crosswise
    2 : made at right angles to the anterior-posterior axis of the body ‹a transverse section› — trans·verse·ly adv

  • [Oil and gas]
    Literally means "across", usually signifying circumferential in direction.


  • Such waves are called transverse waves.
  • The main girders support i-section transverse ribs.
  • transverse bracing was installed between the two shafts.
  • The transverse nerves pass to the spiracles of their segment.
  • transverse bars may migrate down-stream relatively rapidly.
  • The head, the thorax and the tail comprise the transverse segmentation.
  • For metallic materials, a transverse interference technique is used.
  • transverse forces acting in the positive co-ordinate direction are positive.
  • In general, the top surface of the beam is acted upon by transverse loads.
  • The transverse diaphragm is very similar in appearance to the conventional bar joist.
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