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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Extending or running transversely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to a fault caused by horizontal displacement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, extending crosswise or transversely: specifying the metanotal postfrena of a beetle, which diverge from the median line of the back to the bases of the hinder wings.

Etymologies

From (resent participle of) Latin transcurrere. (Wiktionary)

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