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 (trăns-vûrs′, trănz-, trăns′vûrs′, trănz′-)
Situated or lying across; crosswise.
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.
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Adv.1.transversely - in a transverse mannertransversely - in a transverse manner; "they were cut transversely"


[trænzˈvɜːslɪ] ADVtransversalmente


advquer; divideddiagonal
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The door he built of pieces of the packing-boxes which had held their belongings, nailing one piece upon another, the grain of contiguous layers running transversely, until he had a solid body some three inches thick and of such great strength that they were both moved to laughter as they gazed upon it.
Exploring, I found another short gallery running transversely to the first.
In a thousand spots the traces of the winter avalanche may be perceived, where trees lie broken and strewed on the ground, some entirely destroyed, others bent, leaning upon the jutting rocks of the mountain or transversely upon other trees.
For this purpose, a table richly covered with scarlet cloth was placed transversely across the platform, from the middle of which ran the longer and lower board, at which the domestics and inferior persons fed, down towards the bottom of the hall.
Brooke wound up, rubbing his thumb transversely along the edges of the leaves as he held the book forward.
Know, then, innocent eastern friend, that in benighted regions of the west, where the mud is of unfathomable and sublime depth, roads are made of round rough logs, arranged transversely side by side, and coated over in their pristine freshness with earth, turf, and whatsoever may come to hand, and then the rejoicing native calleth it a road, and straightway essayeth to ride thereupon.
Having cut one of them transversely into two nearly equal parts, in the course of a fortnight both had the shape of perfect animals.
the existing paths have poor shape both transversely and longitudinally.
She said that such conferences are vital to highlight the importance of linguistics and cultures transversely in the globe.
She added that these kinds of happenings are vital to highlight the importance of linguistics and cultures transversely in the globe.
An absorbent article having a transversely extending centerline and a longitudinally extending centerline and a body facing surface, the body facing surface comprising; a.
Their topics include a computational approach to improving bearings by residual stresses based on their required bearing fatigue life, simulating the vibrations of a non-uniform beam loaded with both a transversely and axially eccentric tip mass, a numerical model for describing the segregation phenomenon in lightweight concrete using density sections, goal-oriented active learning with local model networks, and using multi-objective robust-design optimization to design a vehicle occupant restraint system under uncertainty.