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transversal
Line PQ is a transversal.

trans·ver·sal

 (trăns-vûr′səl, trănz-)
adj.
Transverse.
n. Mathematics
A line that intersects a system of other lines.

transversal

(trænzˈvɜːsəl)
n
(Mathematics) geometry a line intersecting two or more other lines
adj
a less common word for transverse
transˈversally adv

trans•ver•sal

(trænsˈvɜr səl, trænz-)

adj.
1. transverse.
n.
2. a line intersecting two or more other lines.
[1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Medieval Latin trānsversālis. See transverse, -al1]
trans•ver′sal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transversal - extending or lying acrosstransversal - extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon"
crosswise - lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"

transversal

adjective
Situated or lying across:
Translations

transversal

[trænzˈvɜːsəl] ADJtransversal

transversal

[trænzˈvɜːsl] (Geom)
1. adjtrasversale

transversal

a. transversal;
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