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Webster 1913 Edition


Transversal

Trans-ver′sal

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
transversal
. See
Transverse
.]
Running or lying across; transverse;
as, a
transversal
line
.
Trans-ver′sal-ly
,
adv.

Trans-ver′sal

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
transversale
.]
(Geom.)
A straight line which traverses or intersects any system of other lines, as a line intersecting the three sides of a triangle or the sides produced.

Webster 1828 Edition


Transversal

TRANSVERS'AL

,
Adj.
[L. trans and versus.] Running or lying across; as a transversal line.

Definition 2023


transversal

transversal

English

Adjective

transversal (comparative more transversal, superlative most transversal)

  1. Running or lying across; transverse
    a transversal line

Noun

transversal (plural transversals)

  1. A line which traverses or intersects any system of other lines transversely.
  2. (mathematics) A set containing one member from each of a collection of disjoint sets.

Translations

Related terms


French

Etymology

From Latin transversalis.

Adjective

transversal m (feminine singular transversale, masculine plural transversaux, feminine plural transversales)

  1. transversal

Galician

Adjective

transversal m, f (plural transversais)

  1. transverse

Noun

transversal f (plural transversais)

  1. (geometry) a transversal

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʀansvɛʁˈzaːl/
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

transversal (not comparable)

  1. transversal

Declension


Portuguese

Adjective

transversal m, f (plural transversais, comparable)

  1. transversal (running or lying across)

Synonyms

Noun

transversal f (plural transversais)

  1. a transversal line

Spanish

Alternative forms

Adjective

transversal m, f (plural transversales)

  1. transversal

Synonyms

Noun

transversal f (plural transversales)

  1. transversal