cross(a), transverse, transversal, thwartwise(adj)
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"
Situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction.
Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.
lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; -- often opposed to longitudinal
anything that is transverse or athwart
the longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse
to overturn; to change
to change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trans-vėrs′, adj. turned or lying across.—adv. crosswise.—n. Transver′sal, a line drawn across several others so as to cut them all.—adv. Transver′sally.—adj. Trans′versary.—adv. Transverse′ly, in a transverse or cross direction.—n. Transver′sion. [L. trans, across, vertĕre, versum, to turn.]
The numerical value of transverse in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of transverse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
After we took on the project, we had a big powertrain overhaul halfway through the development, originally, the concept had a transverse-mounted, naturally aspirated V6. Then the team decided, ‘ It’s the NSX – that’s not good enough. ’.
If that’s not happening, all the pressure will hit the spine, which is a big no-no, when the transverse abs are engaged properly, it automatically engages the thoracic lumbar fascia [muscle in the lower spine] at the same time, which offers spine protection.
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