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Definitions of transverse

  1. To overturn; to change. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Anything that lies crosswise. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. That which is transverse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The longer axis of an ellipse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. That which crosses or lies in a cross direction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; - often opposed to longitudinal. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Lying or being crosswise. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Turned or lying across. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Lying across; in a cross direction. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Lying or being across; athwart. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Lying or being across or in a cross direction; in a pericarp, at right angles with the valves. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Lying or being across; running in a cross direction; in bot., being at right angles with the valves. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Lying across or between, as artery, colon, ligament, process. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for transverse

  1. Three miles further she cut across the straight and deserted Roman road called Long- Ash Lane; leaving which as soon as she reached it she dipped down a hill by a transverse lane into the small town or village of Evershead, being now about halfway over the distance. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. Was it on one side or in the space about the dining- room door or where the transverse corridor met the main hall? – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
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