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transcurrent

[trans-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-]
adjective
  1. running or extending across or transversely.
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Origin of transcurrent

1600–10; < Latin trānscurrent- (stem of trānscurrēns), present participle of trānscurrere to run across. See trans-, current
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Historical Examples

  • Transcurrent, trans-kur′ent, adj. passing transversely, as the postfrena of a beetle.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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British Dictionary definitions for transcurrent

transcurrent

adjective
  1. running across; transverse
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