Meaning of TRANSVERSE in English



Function: adjective

extended or lying in a direction across something else FF1C; the transverse arches of the cathedral ceiling FF1E;

Synonyms: crossing, crosswise, thwart, transversal, traverse

Related Words: diagonal, oblique; across, crossed

Contrasted Words: perpendicular

Antonyms: longitudinal

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.