Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Lying or being across; athwart.

Part of speech: noun

That which is transverse.

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Usage examples "transverse":

  1. I went to the door of A 22. It was on the deck- level, in a tiny transverse passage just off the main lounging room. - "Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930", Various.
  2. This was a tall post with a small square frame hanging from a transverse beam, and seated on the lower strip of the frame was a large stuffed gray squirrel. - "The Squirrel Inn", Frank R. Stockton.
  3. Sit there, and Louis pointed to a low stool placed just beyond the transverse angle of the bench- like table which fronted the couch. - "The Justice of the King", Hamilton Drummond.