how to pronounce transverse

tɹənzvɝs

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meanings of transverse

adjective:

  1. Situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction; identified with movement across areas.
  2. Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.

noun:

  1. Anything that is transverse or athwart.
  2. The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.

verb:

  1. To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.
  2. To overturn; to change.

words with pronunciation similar to transverse

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