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  • n. a property of two intersecting submanifolds, where at every intersection point, their separate tangent spaces at that point together generate the tangent space of the ambient manifold at that point.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or condition of being transversal.


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  • The public debt/GDP ratio tells you whether the government has historically tried to violate a transversality condition.

    From Musgrave to Shaviro, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • There, an enlightened public official is pursuing a policy of “transversalidad” transversality, which we might translate as “cross-cutting collaboration,” getting people out of their departmental “silos” to work together.

    Transversality, Part One

  • As Frank Hahn demonstrated the dynamic instability of the economy (a problem posed by the absence of futures markets going out infinitely far into the future; in technical terms, the absence of a transversality condition), he would excitedly exclaim that he had put another nail in the coffin of capitalism.

    Joseph E. Stiglitz - Autobiography

  • When it's our choice, we have not waited for starting to I would say implement more rationalization and more - sometimes more transversality. Home Page

  • The symmetry of scale, the transversality, the pathic non-discursive character of their expansion: all these dimensions remove us from the logic of the excluded middle and reinforce us in our dismissal of the ontological binarism we criticised previously.

    Planet Atheism

  • For ads and for transversality, suffice it to say you lose readers real fast if they need to scroll down; the probability for a banner to be viewed decreases exponentially: 10 scrolls divide the probability by 100 or more.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • On the concept of transversality cf. Félix Guattari, 'La Transversalité' in

    Mute magazine - Culture and politics after the net - CULTURE AND POLITICS AFTER THE NET


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