Meaning of TRANSVERSE in English

TRANSVERSE

noun anything that is transverse or athwart.

2. transverse ·vt to change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.

3. transverse ·noun the longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.

4. transverse ·vt to overturn; to change.

5. transverse ·adj lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart;

— often opposed to longitudinal.

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