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tran·sept

 (trăn′sĕpt′)
n.
1. The transverse part of a cruciform church, crossing the nave at right angles.
2. Either of the two lateral arms of such a part.

[New Latin trānsēptum : Latin trāns-, trans- + Latin saeptum, partition; see septum.]

tran·sep′tal (-sĕp′təl) adj.

transept

(ˈtrænsɛpt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) either of the two wings of a cruciform church at right angles to the nave
[C16: from Anglo-Latin transeptum, from Latin trans- + saeptum enclosure]
tranˈseptal adj

tran•sept

(ˈtræn sɛpt)

n.
1. any major transverse part of the body of a church, usu. crossing the nave, at right angles, at the entrance to the choir.
2. an arm of this, on either side of the central aisle of a church.
[1530–40; < Anglo-Latin trānseptum. See trans-, septum]
tran•sep′tal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transept - structure forming the transverse part of a cruciform churchtransept - structure forming the transverse part of a cruciform church; crosses the nave at right angles
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
Translations

transept

[ˈtrænsept] Ncrucero m

transept

[ˈtrænsɛpt] ntransept m

transept

nQuerschiff nt, → Transept nt (spec)

transept

[ˈtrænsɛpt] n (Archit) → transetto
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