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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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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.
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For Himalayan Monal, direct observations by using line transect is more reliable method (Gaston et al., 1983).
Isso nao quer dizer que ter uma rede com pouca representatividade espacial obrigue o pesquisador a descartar os dados, pois os mesmos podem ser utilizados por meio do Transect.
Values of "-1" represented a loss in shrub presence, "0" indicated no change, and "+1" indicated shrub presence along a transect where there was none previously.
All but 1 individual were present in the transect that was located along the northern talus-dominated shoreline of the lake (Fig.
rugosa distribution were investigated using two sample z tests for proportions by comparing the percent of tunnels tracked per transect pairwise between years 2008, 2013 and 2015.
We permanently located the ends of each transect with steel rods (rebars ~0.5 m long and 12.7 mm in diameter) driven solidly into the soil, or down to bedrock.
During 2012 and 2014 and while in the submersible, the observer recorded into the microphone of a video recorder the species (to lowest possible taxon) of every fish observed within the transect boundary.
We therefore modelled the number of deer observed using a GLM with a negative binomial distribution and a log link, entering the number of deer seen per transect as our response variable and the log-transformed (natural logarithm) effective length of transects (in km) as an offset variable (Zuur et al.
All species occurrences within a 50 m section of transect were documented including if the animal was walking along our cut transect or if it passed perpendicular or diagonal to it (determined by directionality of tracks).
Here, we provide an overview of the North American Monsoon GPS Transect Experiment 2013 in northwestern Mexico for the study of mesoscale processes and the impact of PWV observations on high-resolution model forecasts of organized convective events during the 2013 monsoon.
During these transect surveys, the observer inside the HOV identified and counted all fish that occurred within 2 m on the starboard side.
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).