periodic disturbances for which the particle oscillations of the medium are perpendicular to the direction of propagation.
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How to use transverse vibrations in a sentence
It is quite clear that it will make transverse vibrations similarly in all horizontal directions.
But as the head increases, so do the lateral velocities which go to form the transverse vibrations.
The idea of transverse vibrations carried with it another puzzle.A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
Let us therefore endeavour to form a mental picture of this aetherial wave motion with its transverse vibrations.Aether and Gravitation | William George Hooper