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trans·verse

 (trăns-vûrs′, trănz-, trăns′vûrs′, trănz′-)
adj.
Situated or lying across; crosswise.
n.
Something, such as a part or beam, that is transverse.

[Latin trānsversus, from past participle of trānsvertere, to turn across : trāns, trans- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·verse′ly adv.
trans·verse′ness n.

transverse

(trænzˈvɜːs)
adj
1. crossing from side to side; athwart; crossways
2. (Mathematics) geometry denoting the axis that passes through the foci of a hyperbola
3. (Instruments) (of a flute, etc) held almost at right angles to the player's mouth, so that the breath passes over a hole in the side to create a vibrating air column within the tube of the instrument
4. (Astronomy) astronomy another word for tangential2
n
a transverse piece or object
[C16: from Latin transversus, from transvertere to turn across, from trans- + vertere to turn]
transˈversely adv
transˈverseness n

trans•verse

(trænsˈvɜrs, trænz-; ˈtræns vɜrs, ˈtrænz-)

adj.
1. lying or extending across or in a cross direction; cross.
2. (of a flute) having a mouth hole in the side of the tube, near its end, across which the player's breath is directed. Compare end-blown.
n.
3. something that is transverse.
[1610–20; < Latin trānsversus going or lying across, athwart. See traverse]
trans•verse′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transverse - extending or lying acrosstransverse - 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"

transverse

adjective crossways, diagonal, oblique, crosswise, athwart one of the table's transverse supports

transverse

adjective
Situated or lying across:
Translations

transverse

[ˈtrænzvɜːs] ADJtransverso, transversal

transverse

[trænzˈvɜːrs] adjtransversal(e)

transverse

adjQuer-; musclestransversal; positionhorizontal; enginequer stehend; transverse beamQuerbalken m; transverse sectionQuerschnitt m

transverse

[ˈtrænzvɜːs] adjtrasversale

trans·verse

a. transversal, atravesado-a;
___ coloncolon ___;
___ plainplano ___.
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These external supports could be used in addition to transversus abdominis muscle exercises, but evidence is lacking about their use in the management of DRAM and further research is required.
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The thickness of external oblique, internal oblique and transversus abdominis and the CSA of the LM muscles at L4 level on both sides were measured at rest and contraction via ultrasound imaging (USI).
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