transversal


trans·ver·sal

noun \tran(t)s-ˈvər-səl, tranz-\

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

Rhymes with TRANSVERSAL

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