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  • n. The act of traversing; a crossing
  • n. The product or result of traversing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. travel across
  • n. taking a zigzag path on skis


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Becoming a temporary volunteer is called traversal (ph).

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  • It's still much better to select by ID though because jQuery uses the browser's native method (getElementByID) to do this and doesn't have to do any of it's own DOM traversal, which is much faster.

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  • In the case of "traversal", it can be expressed as a path which contains a sequence of segments.

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  • New media, however, revolts against the high-handedness of “no”, but also revolts against the traversal of “yes”; which is why we must remember Orwell, and definitely mustn't forget Huxley.

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  • Like their opera, "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny," this traversal of the venal sins is set in a crude, cartoon version of America that Brecht imagined before he too took refuge here.

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  • Ganz's remarks were as heartfelt as his playing in the first installment of his projected 10-year, 15-concert traversal of the master's complete works, but if he plans to continue this practice he would be well advised to calculate the talking time when planning programs as of 10:30, he was still playing encores - etudes, both with extended spoken introductions.

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  • The Catalan pianist Nèstor Bayona Pifarré displayed more muscle than magic; and though soprano Rhona McKail is possessed of a beguilingly open-toned voice, her traversal of Lord Berners's settings of Heine and Jean-Aubry, competently accompanied by Yshani Perinpanayagam, was marred by an absence of control and wit.

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  • The second position is something like what Nietzsche calls ‘completed nihilism’: the traversal and transcendence of the nihilism Ballard anatomises.

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  • That stack is also just much more robust from an engineering perspective than BitTorrent in terms of almost every facet of distributing big files using P2P (presence detection, NAT/firewall traversal, search, etc etc).

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  • As Yao attempts to rescue them, readers come to learn a great deal more about the mysterious - at least to me at this early point in my traversal through these stories - Mexic race.

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