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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj transversal 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Transversal (Geom) A straight line which traverses or intersects any system of other lines, as a line intersecting the three sides of a triangle or the sides produced.
    • a Transversal Running or lying across; transverse; as, a transversal line.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n transversal In optics, the line in which the plane of polarization of a beam of light intersects the wave-front.
    • transversal Transverse; running or lying across: as, a transversal line. See II.
    • n transversal In geometry, a line drawn across several others so as to cut them all. Transversals are usually understood to be straight, in the absence of any qualification, but circular transversals are also spoken of.
    • n transversal In anatomy, a transversalis or transversus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Transversal a line drawn across several others so as to cut them all
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. transversal,. See Transverse
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. trans, across, vertĕre, versum, to turn.


In literature:

Transverse section of ovary.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
Transverse presentation of body {With breast and belly presented.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
They were marked with transverse stripes of pale green and brown, about half an inch in width.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
In a transverse section of this leaf, the vascular bundles are very conspicuous.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
They want to set the blade transverse to the handle.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Thus the vibration of the air is said to be longitudinal, but the vibrations of the Aether are transversal.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
Four transverse lines above it denote that he had killed four of his enemies in battle.
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
The wing-coverts are grey, and the rest of the body white, marked with a number of transverse wavy lines.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The transverse line A B represents the quiescent state; the phenomena of order (work) are represented above; those of disorder below.
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
But at last they built a transverse section that promised to hold.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
All means that strengthen a well-built hull longitudinally have also been made to add their quota to its transverse strength.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
To reach this, it is necessary for them to pass through the gap in the transverse ledge; which the tide, now at ebb, enables them to do.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
These correspond with the lesser pilasters of the arcading, and from them spring transverse arches, as in the great central aisle.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul" by Arthur Dimock
Two lengths of the bark also reached cleverly from stem to stern, and thus required only one transverse seam on each side.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
This was done by dusting them, as it were, by quick transverse motions of his extended hands.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
Visitors and the Hospital officials sit in transverse pews of an old-fashioned shape, which run down the sides of the walls.
"Chelsea" by G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
They placed these trunks side by side, with others, laid transversely and pinned down, upon the top.
"Hannibal" by Jacob Abbott
The edge next the ear is rather the thinnest, so that a transverse section would be somewhat ovate.
"Delineations of the Ox Tribe" by George Vasey
This stream lay transversely to their route, and, of course, had to be crossed.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
As the insect moves along the twig a series of transverse cuts are made in the bark.
"The Pecan and its Culture" by H. Harold Hume

In news:

RF Technologies Corporation introduced a medium power UHF channel combiner that uses a new approach to transverse electromagnetic mode (TEM) filtering developed in RF Technologies industrial microwave products sector.
Transverse Plane Lunge with Low Dumbbell Reach.
The findings on the longitudinal image should have a similar depth when compared with the transverse image.
That keeps the more than 1,000 nine-spotted and transverse ladybugs at the lab eating and making more ladybugs .
Susan Laird, the toddler in this photo from 1967, is caring for her mom, Janet Laird, who is recovering from transverse myelitis.
In the mid-1600s Pignon Descoteaux and Philibert Rebille, made the three-piece baroque form of the horizontally held or "transverse" flute fashionable in the court of the French " Sun King " Louis XIV.
Nissan has recalled 13,919 of its 2012-2013 Altima sedans because they may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.
Tiffany & Co anillos de corte transversal .
Tiffany & Co anillos de corte transversal - €36.43: TITLE, SITE_TAGLINE.
The article includes an elongated body with an expansion element for permitting the elongated body to expand in a transverse direction to the elongated body.
Revision of D5624 - 02(2007) Standard Test Method for Determining the Transverse -Aggregate Spread Rate for Surface Treatment Applications.
More on ZF's Nine-Speed Automatic for Front-Wheel-Drive Transverse Applications.
The Allegheny County Traveling Sports Clinic will be coming to Transverse Field in Mount Oliver on June 23-24.
The transverse portion of the duodenum: A key to unlocking the retroperitoneum.
Transverse Plane Lunge with Low Dumbbell Reach.

In science:

Let Y be a transversal vector field on M, that is, Y is a section of T M which is transversal to the zero section of T M .
Hamiltonian symplectomorphisms and the Berry phase
The property of an asymptotically holomorphic embedding being γ -transverse to Sα is open in C 1 -sense [12, definition 3.11], so any small perturbation will still be γ /2-transverse.
Codimension one symplectic foliations
Moreover, suppose that these sections are transverse to zero and Z (s1 ) ∩ Z (s2 ) is a transverse intersection.
Codimension one symplectic foliations
This generalization involves “transverse elliptic” operators, i.e. ones whose symbol may not be invertible in directions along G-orbits, but is on directions transverse to the G-orbits.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
Theorem 3.10 as well invariance of the zero set under the involutions, but instead of the transversality condition we impose the condition that the boundary of the manifold of points of transversal intersection has codimension at least one.
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and moment Floer homology
However, the transverse metric h has an unexpectedly nice property: its area form is just R2 sin ϑdϑ ∧ dϕ. (All the usual coordinates [1, 21, 22, 23] have a transverse area form with more complex θ-dependence).
Kerr black holes in horizon-generating form
Transverse diffusion. A circle has been fitted to the pro jection of each track onto the plane transverse to the electric and magnetic fields.
First tests of a Micromegas TPC in a magnetic field
We shall also use transverse (T) and transverse-traceless (TT) Cartesian tensors in our calculations [2, 6].
General Relativistic Theory of Light Propagation in the Field of Radiative Gravitational Multipoles
We say that f × g is transverse to the diagonal ∆ if locally f × g is transverse to every component of the diagonal ∆ on the ob ject level.
A Stringy Product on Twisted Orbifold K-theory
We say that f, g are transverse to each other if f × g is transverse to the diagonal ∆.
A Stringy Product on Twisted Orbifold K-theory
Note that a clean intersection need not be transverse, this failure of transversality plays a role in the definition of orbifold cohomology and K–theory.
A Stringy Product on Twisted Orbifold K-theory
Damianou computed explicitly the transverse Poisson structure to nilpotent orbits of gln, for n ≤ 7, corresponding to a particular complement n, yielding that in this case the transverse Poisson structure is polynomial.
Transverse Poisson Structures to Adjoint orbits in semi-simple Lie algebras
We now wish to show that, upon picking a suitable transverse slice N to Ø at e, the transverse Poisson structure on N is also quasi-homogeneous (of degree −2).
Transverse Poisson Structures to Adjoint orbits in semi-simple Lie algebras
With the help of a non-Hermitian spectral formula we were able to extend the RSRG results to the delocalized states, and to calculate the onset of transverse magnetic flux close to the breakdown of the transverse Meissner effect, which is the most relevant experimental observable.
Transverse Meissner Physics of Planar Superconductors with Columnar Pins
Similarly, since the Reeb field XReeb is transverse to the contact structure ξ, it follows in particular that XReeb is transverse both to J · (TSw0 ), and (at least close to the singular set S ) to the maximally foliated submanifold F, because TF ≤ ξ on S .
The plastikstufe - a generalization of the overtwisted disk to higher dimensions