Transverse vs Rotate - What's the difference?

transverse | rotate |


In lang=en terms the difference between transverse and rotate

is that transverse is to overturn; to change while rotate is to replace older materials or to place older materials in front of newer ones so that older ones get used first.

As adjectives the difference between transverse and rotate

is that transverse is situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction while rotate is having the parts spreading out like a wheel; wheel-shaped.

As verbs the difference between transverse and rotate

is that transverse is to overturn; to change while rotate is to spin, turn, or revolve.

As a noun transverse

is anything that is transverse or athwart.

transverse

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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.
  • Antonyms

    * (lying across) longitudinal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything that is transverse or athwart.
  • (geometry) The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.
  • Verb

    (transvers)
  • To overturn; to change.
  • * Rev. Charles Leslie
  • 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shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed , suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?
  • (obsolete) To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.
  • (Duke of Buckingham)
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    rotate

    English

    Verb

    (rotat)
  • to spin, turn, or revolve.
  • He rotated in his chair to face me.
  • to advance through a sequence; to take turns.
  • The nurses' shifts rotate each week.
  • (of aircraft) to lift the nose, just prior to takeoff.
  • The aircraft rotates at sixty knots.
  • to spin, turn, or revolve something.
  • Rotate the dial to the left.
  • to advance something through a sequence.
  • to replace older materials or to place older materials in front of newer ones so that older ones get used first.
  • The supermarket rotates the stock daily so that old foods don't sit around.
  • (of crops) to grow or plant in a certain order.
  • Synonyms

    * (to turn) revolve * (to make turn) circumvolve

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having the parts spreading out like a wheel; wheel-shaped.
  • a rotate''' spicule or scale; a '''rotate corolla
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