HyperDic: transverse

English > 1 sense of the word transverse:
ADJECTIVEalltransverse, cross, transversal, thwartwiseextending or lying across
transverse > pronunciation
Soundstraenzver's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > transverse: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExtending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis.
Examples
  • "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"
  • "transverse colon"
Synonymscross, transversal, thwartwise
Broadercrosswiselying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
Spanishoblicuo, transversal, transverso
Catalanoblic, transgressió, transversal
Adverbstransverselyin a transverse manner

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