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Meaning of TRANSVERSAL

Pronunciation:  trans'vursul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

TRANSVERSAL is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: cross(a), crossing(a), crosswise, thwartwise, transverse
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Trans*ver"sal\, a. [Cf. F. transversal. See
    {Transverse}.]
    Running or lying across; transverse; as, a transversal line.
    -- {Trans*ver"sal*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Trans*ver"sal\, n. [Cf. F. transversale.] (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.
    
    
 

 

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