transversal

[trans-vur-suhl, tranz-]
adjective
noun
2.
Geometry. a line intersecting two or more lines.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Medieval Latin trānsversālis. See transverse, -al1

transversally, adverb
intertransversal, adjective
subtransversal, adjective
subtransversally, adverb
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transversal (trænzˈvɜːsəl)
 
n
1.  geometry a line intersecting two or more other lines
 
adj
2.  a less common word for transverse
 
trans'versally
 
adv

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Example sentences
In particle matter the energy spreads in two dual ways via transversal and longitudinal waves.
In the figure shown, parallel lines j and k are cut by transversal m.
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