[trans-kur-uhnt, -kuhr-]
running or extending across or transversely.

1600–10; < Latin trānscurrent- (stem of trānscurrēns), present participle of trānscurrere to run across. See trans-, current Unabridged
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transcurrent (trænzˈkʌrənt)
running across; transverse

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Example sentences
Movement along some of the west-trending faults was transcurrent in a left-lateral sense.
These faults, in turn, were followed by counterclockwise rotation that displaced preexisting transcurrent faults.
The western flank of the basin dips steeply to the east and has been affected by substantial transcurrent and thrust faulting.
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