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The horizontal pressure due to a wind blowing transversely to the span, which becomes of importance in long and high bridges.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The four ropes are connected together by thinner ones of the same material, fastened over them transversely.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
They are not perfectly flat; for besides the longitudinal curvature already mentioned, they are curved transversely.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
The male has very large horns, with three rounded angles at the base, flattened in front, and striated transversely.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
His horns are of great size, transversely crumpled, with a simple curve, and a sharp extremity.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Of course, with certain kinds of fish there are bones that run transversely from the spine out through the sides of the fish.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
The lining of a short cloak of faded velvet, that hung transversely over his left shoulder, was also red.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
He cut a fresh root transversely, and then gently pressed the side of it with his finger nail.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
We crossed it transversely in order to strike the inlet of the Mississippi, and encamped on the other side.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
These veins are no more than a fourth of an inch in width; and the fibres of asbestos occur transversely.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANSVERSELY

  • angular
  • aslant
  • athwart
  • awry
  • contrariwise
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • crossways
  • diagonally
  • horizontally
  • longways
  • mullioned
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • transversely
  • traverse
  • vertically
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