- The definition of a transversal is a line that intersects a system of lines.
A line that cuts across a series of two parallel lines is an example of a transversal.
transversal definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Midieval Latin transversalis
a line that intersects two or more other lines
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- transversally adverb
transversal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A line that intersects a system of other lines.
PQ is a transversal.