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American English: /trænsˈvərs/
, /trænzˈvərs/
British English: /tranzˈvəːs/
, /trɑːnz-/, /-ns-/

Translation of transverse in Spanish:


  • [formal]
    Example sentences
    • One line of measuring points in the transverse direction was situated directly under the facial tanner.
    • Pairs of transverse white lines that extend all the way across the nail are called Muehrcke's lines.
    • Only the most posterior one to three transverse ridges may cross the platform.

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