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Origin of transverse
OTHER WORDS FROM transversetrans·verse·ly, adverbsub·trans·verse, adjectivesub·trans·verse·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for transverse
Some of these split longitudinally, some transversely, and others by forming pores for the escape of the seeds.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
The wolf held him transversely in his jaws—just as he himself but the moment before had carried the ermine.The Young Voyageurs|Mayne Reid
Affinities.This species differs from all, in its membranous basis, and in its transversely elongated scuta.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Pod 2-celled by a transverse partition, 2-valved, or sometimes indehiscent or transversely jointed.
It is well to know, also, that it takes hold much more actively if used in the direction of the grain, than transversely.A Treatise on Etching|Maxime Lalanne