# 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

• 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shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed , suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?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

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