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transverse

trans·verse

transverse

 
pronunciation:
traenz vuhrs [or] traens vuhrs
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: set or directed across; crosswise.
antonyms:
longitudinal
similar words:
cross, thwart, traverse
definition 2: of an auto engine, mounted with the crankshaft sideways.
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derivation: transversely (adv.)
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