As nouns the difference between transverse and intuition
is that transverse
is anything that is transverse or athwart while intuition
As an adjective transverse
is situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction.
As a verb transverse
is to overturn; to change.
Situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction.
(geometry, of an intersection) Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.
* (lying across) longitudinal
Anything that is transverse or athwart.
(geometry) The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.
To overturn; to change.
* Rev. Charles Leslie
(obsolete) To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.
- And so long shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed , suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?
- (Duke of Buckingham)
Immediate cognition without the use of conscious rational processes.
A perceptive insight gained by the use of this faculty.
- The native speaker's grammatical competence is reflected in two types of
intuition'' which speakers have about their native language(s) — (i) intuitions'''
about sentence ''well-formedness'', and (ii) '''intuitions about sentence ''structure''.
The word ''intuition'' is used here in a technical sense which has become stand-
ardised in Linguistics: by saying that a native speaker has ''intuitions'' about the
well-formedness and structure of sentences, all we are saying is that he has the
ability to make ''judgments about whether a given sentence is well-formed or
not, and about whether it has a particular structure or not. [...]