transversal [trans vʉr′səl, tranz-]
The definition of a transversal is a line that intersects a system of lines.noun
A line that cuts across a series of two parallel lines is an example of a transversal.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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ME < ML transversalis
a line that intersects two or more other lines
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Transverse. noun Mathematics
A line that intersects a system of other lines.
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PQ is a transversal.