- Situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction; identified with movement across areas.
- (geometry, of an intersection) Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.
- (lying across) longitudinal
- German: querliegend
- Portuguese: transverso
- Russian: попере́чный
- Spanish: transverso
transverse (plural transverses)Verb
transverse (transverses, present participle transversing; past and past participle transversed)
- (transitive) To overturn; to change.
- And so long shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed, suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?
- (transitive, obsolete) To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.