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Synonyms for transverse
trænsˈvɜrs, trænz-; ˈtræns vɜrs, ˈtrænz-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cross(a), transverse, transversal, thwartwise(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"

    Antonyms:
    lengthways, lengthwise

Wiktionary

  1. transverse(adjective)

    Situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined forward direction.

    Antonyms:
    longitudinal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. transverse

    Synonyms:
    athwart, crosswise, across, rectangular

    Antonyms:
    parallel, rectilinear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. transverse(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cross

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How to say transverse in sign language?

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How to use transverse in a sentence?

  1. Faheem Mujahid:

    If that’s not happening, all the pressure will hit the spine, which is a big no-no, when the transverse abs are engaged properly, it automatically engages the thoracic lumbar fascia [muscle in the lower spine] at the same time, which offers spine protection.

  2. Michelle Christensen:

    After we took on the project, we had a big powertrain overhaul halfway through the development, originally, the concept had a transverse-mounted, naturally aspirated V6. Then the team decided, ‘ It’s the NSX – that’s not good enough. ’.


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