Origin of transect
trans- + intersect
First Known Use: 1634
Rhymes with transect
abject, advect, affect, aspect, bisect, cathect, collect, confect, connect, convect, correct, cowl-necked, defect, deflect, deject, detect, direct, Dordrecht, effect, eject, elect, erect, ewe-necked, expect, goosenecked, infect, inflect, inject, insect, inspect, neglect, object, pandect, porrect, prefect, prelect, project, prospect, protect, refect, reflect, reject, resect, respect, ring-necked, roll-necked, select, stiff-necked, subject, suspect, traject, trisect, Utrecht, V-necked
Definition of transect
: a sample area (as of vegetation) usually in the form of a long continuous strip
First Known Use of transect
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