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transverse


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Transverse  \Trans*verse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Transversed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Transversing}.] 
  To  overturn;  to  change.  [R.]  --C.  Leslie. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Transverse  \Trans"verse\,  n. 
  1.  Anything  that  is  transverse  or  athwart. 
 
  2.  (Geom.)  The  longer,  or  transverse,  axis  of  an  ellipse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  transverse 
  adj  :  extending  or  lying  across  in  a  crosswise  direction;  "cross 
  members  should  be  all  steel";  "from  the  transverse  hall 
  the  stairway  ascends  gracefully";  "transversal 
  vibrations"  [syn:  {cross(a)},  {crossing(a)},  {transversal}, 
  {thwartwise}] 




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