If two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, the exterior-interior angles are equal.
The others have transversal sockets like our present hatchets.
The transversal arch is twenty-five feet wide and fifty-seven feet high.
The great majority are divided into two storeys by means of a transversal partition.
It was in fact only a small square of stuff hanging from a transversal baton.
Thus the vibration of the air is said to be longitudinal, but the vibrations of the Aether are transversal.
It is described as a long pike intersected by a transversal beam.
His forehead is covered with transversal folds; he has no muzzle, properly speaking, but a kind of snout like that of a hog.
Others, transversal but finer, cut the first at right angles, forming with them a multitude of meshes.
He gave an interesting proposition relating to plane and spherical triangles, their sides being cut by a transversal.
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin transversalis (mid-13c.), from transvers-, stem of transvertere (see transverse).As a noun, from 1590s.