Definition of transversal
: a line that intersects a system of lines
Origin of transversal
transversal, adjective, transverse, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin transversalis, from Latin transversus
First Known Use: circa 1847
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Spanish Central: Translation of "transversal"
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