transversal

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noun trans·ver·sal \tran(t)s-ˈvər-səl, tranz-\

Definition of transversal

  1. :  a line that intersects a system of lines

Origin and Etymology of transversal

transversal, adjective, transverse, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin transversalis, from Latin transversus


First Known Use: circa 1847


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