Synonyms of transverse


1. cross(prenominal), transverse, transversal, thwartwise, crosswise (vs. lengthwise)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of transverse (Dictionary)