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transcurrent

[ trans-kur-uhnt, -kuhr- ]
/ trænsˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr- /
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adjective

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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transcurrent
/ (trænzˈkʌrənt) /

adjective

running across; transverse
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