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tran·sect

 (trăn-sĕkt′)
tr.v. tran·sect·ed, tran·sect·ing, tran·sects
To divide by cutting transversely.
n.
A usually straight line along which measurements or observations are made at regular intervals, as for purposes of ecological study.


tran·sec′tion n.

transect

vb
(tr) to cut or divide crossways
n
(Environmental Science) a sample strip of land used to monitor plant distribution, animal populations, etc, within a given area
[C17: from Latin trans- + secāre to cut]
tranˈsection n

tran•sect

(trænˈsɛkt)

v.t.
to cut across; dissect transversely.
[1625–35; tran (s)- + Latin sectus]
tran•sec′tion, n.

transect


Past participle: transected
Gerund: transecting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transect - cut across or divide transversely; "the trails transect the property"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
Translations

transect

[trænˈsekt] Ntransecto m

transect

[trænˈsɛkt] vttagliare trasversalmente

transect

v. cortar transversalmente.
References in periodicals archive ?
Transect substrate composition ranged from: (1) sand-silt with small gravel; (2) sand-silt and small gravel with some cobble and coarse wood; and (3) substrate comprised primarily of small to large talus-boulders.
We permanently located the ends of each transect with steel rods (rebars ~0.
In concert, we expected that the most disturbed transect, the Cerro, would harbor the lowest level of diversity.
The Population was estimated by counting the vultures involved in active nest breeding (nesting site population) as well as, those encountered during transect surveys (transect count population).
the survey will work from south to north and sample every second transect initially, until the entire survey area is covered.
In the context of clinal variation, morphological shape can be analyzed in a manner similar to the method of plotting allele frequency as a function of position along a hybrid transect to characterize cline shape across a hybrid zone.
In each sampling plot, two line transects were marked on which roe deer snow tracks crossing the transect lines had been erased one day before the population census.
Cependant, le renouvellement des especes entre le transect de la foret et le transect de la toundra forestiere etait plus grand qu'entre les transects de la toundra forestiere et de la toundra alpine, meme si ces derniers etaient separes par de plus grandes elevations.
6 equally spaced transects across the length of the pond with 5 approximately equally spaced points on each transect) was assigned to the pond (Fig.