Definitions

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

  • adj. Extending or running transversely.

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  • 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

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From (resent participle of) Latin transcurrere.

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