[ UK /tɹænsvˈɜːs/ ]
[ US /tɹænzˈvɝs/ ]
  1. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    transversal vibrations
    transverse colon
    from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    cross members should be all steel
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How To Use transverse In A Sentence

  • Transverse ridges have a higher sand supply than barchans but also exist in unidirectional winds.
  • The original building consisted of a wide perimeter block bisected by a pair of transverse wings to form three narrow internal patios.
  • The superior temporal gyrus is subdivided into two or more obliquely running, short, transverse temporal gyri.
  • The NE extensional structures style and NW transverse accommodation zone form structural framework of this region.
  • The bending property in transverse direction of tin-phosphor bronze strip is a very important quality index which has a great inference on the quality of final products.
  • The main roof beams are given extra support by the smaller transverse beams.
  • This fusion effectively creates the gastrocolic ligament by connecting the stomach to the transverse colon.
  • He carried on working despite the debilitating effects of the spinal disease transverse myelitis. Times, Sunday Times
  • The depth of the tie beam was minimized to avoid transverse bending from the tower legs.
  • It contains a double fold of pia mater, and its floor is formed by a transverse band of white substance, the anterior white commissure, which is perforated by bloodvessels on their way to or from the central part of the medulla spinalis. IX. Neurology. 3. The Spinal Cord or Medulla Spinalis
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